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Beverly Naya Says She Was Bullied And Called Ugly While Growing Up
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Beverly Naya Says She Was Bullied And Called Ugly While Growing Up 

Naya also recounted how she was called various names due to her physical features and how she overcame them.

By Omotayo Olutekunbi

Beverly Naya, a well-known Nollywood actress, has spoken candidly about her childhood struggles.

The actress recently talked about this event in an interview with well-known media figure Chude.

She said that she had been physically and verbally abused by her pals due to her appearance since she was a small child.

The actress said that she was often referred to as unattractive.

In her words, “In my formative years, I was always getting bullied for one thing or the other. No no matter what school I was in, I always felt like there was always going to be something that I was going to get attacked for. So, when I was younger, I was an ugly duckling. I wasn’t cute. I don’t care what my mom says. I was not a cute kid. I had crooked teeth and eczema. I just didn’t look good as far as I was concerned. And as far as people around me were concerned.”

In addition, Naya noted that she has received disparaging remarks about her appearance and explained how she overcame them.

“I used to get called ‘snakeskin, buck teeth, light bulb head, football legs’. Just different kinds of stuff and then I just blossomed. My skin cleared, I got braces, and I just kind of blossomed. And I started to kind of feel beautiful for the first time in my life around 16. I think I probably was owning it a bit too much for some people in my school. I got bullied for that and it really broke me.

She added, “I was like ‘look, I can’t win’. When I was younger, I was getting bullied for being ugly and unattractive. And now I finally feel like I’m beautiful and I’m trying to own it, that’s now the problem. I’m now getting bullied for that. So, I got ganged up on and ended up with a black eye, and a chipped tooth, on the same day.”

Naya is a Nigerian actress of British descent. In 2010, she took home the Best of Nollywood Award for Most Promising Talent.

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