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Bella Thorne Gets Real About How She Deals With “Hurtful” Slut-Shamers

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Bella Thorne may seem like the free-spirited type who doesn’t care what people think, but deep down she struggles with the constant negativity being spewed about her. If you follow the former Disney star’s Instagram, then you probably know that she’s not like all the other actresses in the business. She incredibly unfiltered, and uses her social media to show the world who she really is – even if that means getting constantly slammed by slut-shamers who don’t agree with the choices she makes about what to post online. But that doesn’t mean she’s immune to the persistent antagonism in the comments section of nearly everything she shares online.

Bella’s never seemed shy on social media. She’s posted Snapchat videos of herself getting a bikini wax, often posts steamy swimsuit shots, and has caught heat on several occasions for posting topless photos on her Instagram.

“I think the most hurtful [thing is] when people look at you and they’re like, ‘Oh, [you’re] dressing a certain way. You have to be covered up or else you’re a slut of some sort,’ or whatever they want to call you. Whatever demeaning term they think fits you best,” she told Entertainment Tonight.

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But after the actress revealed that she had been sexually abused as a child, people began to assume her outfit choices are linked to her troubled past. “If someone says, like, ‘Why do you dress that way? Is it because something that happened when you were younger?’ And you’re like, ‘Oh, maybe it actually is. Hmm, that’s a good point.’ You know, it’s like kind of those small moments where you’re like ‘Oof, I wish that didn’t dig as deep as it did,'” Bella added.

But luckily, someone who’s been there to support her through the brutal backlash is her boyfriend, rapper Mod Sun, who she’s been dating for several months now.

“Meeting someone that’s just so happy, you know that’s kind of his whole thing, and for me [as] someone who’s a little bit glass half empty, it really is nice for me to have someone on my back that’s like, ‘No, it’s good, it’s good, it’s good,’ even when it’s bad. You’re always your harshest critic,” she said. “When I see me going toward the negative I’m like, ‘Bella, go toward the positive.”

Bella’s been linked to Scott Disick, Tana Mongeau and Sam Pepper since her breakup with her last official boyfriend Tyler Posey – but it looks like no one could support her the way Mod Sun does.

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