9 Celebrities Who Were Bullied

Adele, baby boy mocked

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 3, 2012 12:10 PM CDT

(Newser) – Hopefully Adele wasn't wasting any time on Twitter after the birth of her son, because some "hateful trolls," as Mashable calls them, weren't exactly sending good wishes. Quite a few tweets mocked the singer's weight, including one from Joan Rivers: "Congratulations to Adele on the birth of her 68 pound 8 ounces bouncing baby boy." Sadly, Adele is far from the first celebrity to be bullied online; Celebuzz rounds up eight more:

  • Melanie Griffith was in for a nasty surprise when she recently joined Twitter. "Most people are telling me I look horrible," she revealed.
  • LeAnn Rimes actually ended up in rehab after her Twitter bullying.
  • Paris Jackson has a healthy attitude about the cyberbullying she's endured: "They try to get to me with words, but that doesn't really work."
  • After criticizing the vice-presidential debate, Tamera Mowry-Housley was attacked by people who took her for a Paul Ryan supporter. Her Fox News correspondent husband, Adam Housley, defended her.
Click for the complete list, including one former model who attempted suicide after being bullied on Twitter.

Actress Tamera Mowry.
Actress Tamera Mowry.   (AP Photo/Phil McCarten)
Adele accepts the award for record of the year for Rolling in the Deep during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles.
Adele accepts the award for record of the year for "Rolling in the Deep" during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
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