“I had really big teeth, a big fringe. I was just uncomfortable in my skin. I wasn’t the pretty kid, I was the awkward one that didn’t know who I fitted in with. The only place where I could escape was my dreams. I would enjoy going to sleep because I could dream about something that I wasn’t living.”

– 26-year-old singer Jessie J talking about overcoming bullies during her teenage years, BBC Radio 1 interview, aired January 20, 2015