"I was made fun of [in school], but it didn't bother me very much because I was very comfortable in who I was. I was taught as a young child by my parents and family to love myself. And it's the same today – there are certain things that don't bother me."
Color us impressed! Luckily, the fashionista's youthful confidence has stayed with her throughout her career.
"There is no such thing as ugly. That's a word that doesn't really enter my vocabulary. If there's any definition to being perfect, you're perfect at being yourself."
Talk about being an inspiration! And boy, does the up-and-comer know it, as she concluded:
"Whether it is through my social media or whatever, I want anyone who looks up to me to know that I go through the same problems. I have to be confident in who I am. When I learn things about myself, I like to share that journey with people because I know there are a lot of people going through the same thing."
Well said. Nonetheless, keep doing you girl because you're totally KILLING it right now.
It's hard to imagine the Oscars without its jaw-dropping ending!
As you know, La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner of the Best Picture award when it was really Moonlight that won! The shocking moment led to an awkward series of events, with even Jimmy Kimmel cutting in to smooth everything over.