Haters will say it’s Photoshopped, but Ariel Winter begs to differ! After an online troll accused the ‘Modern Family’ actress of making herself look skinnier than usual in a photo, she fired back by saying ‘this is the real me’ — take it or leave it!
Tito Ortiz and his girlfriend just want peace! But that’s a little hard to do because of Tito’s ex-girlfriend, Jenna Jameson. Now it’s gotten so bad that the couple had to file a restraining order on Jenna for virtual harassment. Yikes!
By now, everyone knows cyberbullying isn’t cool, accept for maybe Celebrity Big Brother star, Jenna Jameson. Tito Ortiz‘s, 41, current girlfriend, Amber Miller, had to file for a restraining order against Jenna, Tito’s ex, after being attacked on social media.
Demi Lovato joined Seventeen Magazine as a contributing editor and spoke out about bullying and her past with it. She’s such an inspiration, we love her!
Demi Lovato, along with stars from ABC Family, has teamed up with Seventeen to “delete digital drama” and put an end to bullies on and off the internet. Demi is one of many stars who have faced bullies and she wants to put a stop to it! “The effects … are still with me to this day,” she admits.
Bullying can be lethal — we’ve seen that.
So if you think your child has been the victim of a serious bullying incident or that the bullying is repetitive, you MUST interfere.
I am very sensitive to bullying because I was bullied as a child. It happened to me twice. The first time was when I was very young — just in first or second grade and I remember that children threw rocks at me.
In the wake of a number of suicides across the U.S., a study reveals that cyber bullying is the number one fear that parents have for their children. Do you monitor your kid’s online time, HollyMoms?
As if parents don’t have a enough to worry about when it comes to the safety of their kids — the popularity of cell phones, social networking sites and blogs has caused even more concern. According to a survey conducted by care.com, which offers babysitting and nanny services, one in three adults with kids between the ages of 12 and 17 worry more about online bullying than kidnapping, terrorism, car accidents or suicide. “Mean kids and bullies are not new, but social media networks and cell phones are making bullying more anonymous,” explains care.com’s editor-in-chief Wendy Sachs. “That is a new danger. Parents are genuinely afraid.”
The news that made every mother shudder and cry this week is the tragic story of 18-year-old Tyler Clementi, the Rutgers student who took his own life after online bullying made him believe he had no option other than suicide.
Online bullying has become an epidemic and Tyler Clementi‘s death is the fourth in a string of kids who have chosen to end their lives rather than continue being teased and bullied. Our kids spend so much time in a virtual world that it is hard for some parents to relate to how the bullying happens and how we can protect our children, when the violence is happening off the playground and on the Internet. HollyBaby.com asked psychotherapist Jonathan Alpert for his advice on how to protect our kids from online attacks. Here are his 6 tips.
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