SZA Reveals That She Was Bullied As A Teen But It Made Her Who She Is, Says ‘I was Bullied Because I Wasn’t Quiet and I Was Awkward At The Same Time’ 


It looks like SZA appears to be opening up about parts of her life that she believe has made her stronger. In an interview, the singer revealed that she was bullied in school as a child. 

“I was bullied because I wasn’t quiet and I was awkward at the same time. I wasn’t this tiny sad victim, but I was more so attacked just because it was giving ‘What is wrong with you?’ energy… I always thought, ‘Oh my God.’ I’ll never have the approval of anyone in life, this must be my defining factor, this must be the bottom line,”


As the singer reminisced on her past, she insinuated that what she went through was a character builder. She continued,

“I realized that all the things that made me feel so lame were actually what made me into who I am. It’s like, I didn’t go to prom because I didn’t have any friends and I had no one to go to prom with … [and now] it’s so weird that my life turned into [having] a bodyguard while traveling to parties.”

“All these things, if I had such a fulfilling existence and experience in high school, I would’ve felt validated to the point where I didn’t need to do anymore. [So] I just had to do more, I had to be more because I was like, ‘This sh-ty experience can’t be the end of it because if it is, I am cooked,’ “

she went on to say. 

The Good Days singer then went on to offer some positive words to younger individuals coming up who have experienced what she has. She noted,

“Everyone who experiences bullying, that just sucks, but it’s going to lead you to something, it has to. If you could hold on and just wait until high school is over because 10 years from now, I promise you, none of those people will matter.. I’m grateful.” 

SZA recently released her Sophomore album, “SOS.” The album gained much success and made her the number 1 artist internationally. 

#Clique, what are your thoughts? 

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