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Bella Thorne opens up about being slut-shamed

Cast member Bella Thorne poses at the premiere of “Midnight Sun” in Los Angeles, California, USA, March 15, 2018.

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Bella Thorne open about her struggle with being judged and shamed, and how they managed to emotionally get past the hate and negativity.

The 20-year-old actress recently went with ET’s Katie Krause at a press junket promoting her new movie “Midnight Sun,” along with co-star Patrick Schwarzenegger, and she got candid about the misconceptions that people have about her.

“I think the most offensive [which is] when people look at you and they say: ‘Oh, [you] dressing a certain way. You must be covered or otherwise you’re a slut of a species’ or whatever they want to call you. What degrading term they think is best for you,” Thorne explained.

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In January, She added her voice to the growing Time’s Up movement when she took to Instagram to reveal that they been the victim of sexual abuse as a child.

According to the actress, who has her own experiences as a sexual abuse survivor mean that a number of the misconceptions about her are “a little more taken to the heart.”

“If someone says,” Why do you dress that way? Is it because there was something that happened when you were younger?” And you think: ‘Oh, perhaps it is in reality. Hmm, that is a good point.’ You know, it’s just kind of those little moments where you’re like ‘Oof, I don’t want that to dig as deep as it did,'” She shared.

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The actress also opened up about her boyfriend, musician Mod Sun, and how he helped her once again a part of her self-confidence and guided her through a few dark periods in life.

Thorne explained that she was first attracted by the Sun, because his positive energy.

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“To meet someone who is just so happy, you know that the species as a whole, and for me [as] someone who is a bit glass half empty, it’s really fun for me to have someone on my back, that’s kind of like, ‘No, it’s alright, it’s alright, it’s alright,” even when it’s bad,” she reflected. “You are always the sharpest critic.”

While she admits that her mood can fluctuate on a day-to-day basis, She said that her happy relationship has “changed so much of my mentality.”

“As I see myself going in the direction of the negative that I am ,’Bella, go in the direction of the positive,” she added.

Last Thursday, Thorne stepped out on the red carpet at the premiere of “Midnight Sun,” and she opened up to ET about her plans to launch her own beauty line.

“It’s all organic, that’s cool. We have a lot of acne-infused products,” she said while at the premiere. “It is, of course, make-up, but one of the most important things is actually, for me to take care of your skin.”

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They also opened about how her role in the romantic drama, — in which she plays a girl that is not out in the sun due to extreme life-threatening sensitivity to light, — has an impact on her own outlook on life.

“I love to complain about stupid things and then I look at myself and I will be happy,” Bella, come on! Who are you kidding? You’re so lucky, my god, ” she said.

“Midnight Sun” hits theaters March 23.

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