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    Dua Lipa Says Getting Bullied Online Made Her Want To Dance Her "Ass Off"

    Take that, trolls!

    First things first: Dua Lipa is an icon.

    Dua Lipa, winner of Best Pop Vocal Album for "Future Nostalgia," poses with her tongue out in the media room during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards at Los Angeles Convention Center on March 14, 2021 while wearing a sparkly gown
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    Especially when it comes to dancing.

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    Like, so (in)famous that her dancing has gone viral! Mostly because it was once...very different.

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    As a result, Dua was trolled. Memed. Made into a joke. (Not cool!)

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    But she's got a good head about it.

    Dua Lipa kisses her BRIT Award statues as the 2021 BRIT Awards 2021 in London, England
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    Get this: In a new Instagram story, Dua actually thanked her haters for inspiring her to work harder.

    It began as a thank-you to day one fans, and then took a slight detour.

    "I'm so grateful for all the incredible opportunities, all the amazing people I met, all the incredible lessons that I learned, touring for like three years," she began.

    A makeup-less Dua Lipa sits on a tour bus in a hoodie
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    "Getting bullied online...made me want to dance my ass off and just really get better."

    "So thank you so much, for all things good and bad, for helping me grow. I'm forever grateful."

    You can watch the clip below and feel inspired. (Just me?)

    Dua Lipa talking about the 4 year anniversary of her debut album via Instagram Stories! #4YearsOfDL1

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    And, by the way, her dancing has obviously improved.

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    Don't stop now!

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