Taylor Swift's Latest Advice To A Bullied Fan Is The Sweetest Yet
Excuse us while we sob in a corner for a while.
Taylor Swift is literally the queen of advice. She gives it to her fans in need regularly.
But her latest comment to a fan asking her for help is definitely the sweetest yet.
The fan in question told Taylor how she was being bullied in school, and the singer took to Instagram to offer her some words of wisdom.
Not wanting to sugar-coat the situation, Taylor explained: "This isn’t a high school thing or an age thing. It’s a people thing. A life thing. It doesn’t stop. It doesn’t end or change."
She went on to tell the fan: “You’re going into high school this week and this is your chance to push the reset button on how much value you give the opinions of these kids, most of whom have NO idea who they are.”
And she concluded with the lovely words: “Every time someone picks on me, I’ll think of you in the hopes that every time someone picks on you, you’ll think of me…and how we have this thread that connects us…Forever on your side, Taylor.'
BRB JUST SOBBING IN A HEAP IN THE CORNER FOR THE REST OF OUR LIVES.
The message in full.
Hannahhhhh… Reading this made me so sad because I love seeing you in your videos and photos being so happy and wide eyed, like the world isn't as harsh and unfair as it actually is. I hate thinking about your pretty face covered in tears, but I know why you're crying because I've been in your place. This isn't a high school thing or an age thing. It's a people thing. A life thing. It doesn't stop. It doesn't end or change. People cut other people down for entertainment, amusement, out of jealousy, because of something broken inside them, or for no reason at all. It's just what they do, and you're a target because you live your life loudly and boldly. You're bright and joyful and so many people are cynical. They won't understand you and they won't understand me. But the only way they win is if your tears turn to stone and make you bitter like them. It's okay to ask why. It's okay to wonder how you could try so hard and still get stomped all over. Just don't let them change you or stop you from singing or dancing around to your favorite song. You're going into high school this week and this is your chance to push the reset button on how much value you give the opinions of these kids, most of whom have NO idea who they are. I'm so proud of you and protective of you because you DO. If they don't like you for being yourself, be yourself even more. Every time someone picks on me, I'll think of you in the hopes that every time someone picks on you, you'll think of me…and how we have this thread that connects us. Let them keep living in the darkness and we'll keep waking in the sunlight. Forever on your side, Taylor.