Kathy Griffin Takes on Bullies
"Whatever you think makes you different, I guarantee, it also makes you wonderful!" she says.
Kathy Griffin isn't taking any bull. "Bullies pick on kids who are different or who they think are different, right?" the fiery host of the upcoming talk show Kathy states in a PSA promoting classroom tolerance.
"Well, I am here to tell you that there is nothing – and I mean nothing – wrong with being different," she says in the clip, which she shared with Perez Hilton. "In fact, your differences – whether you're bad at sports, or like to paint, or you're gay, or you think you might be gay, or you like playing with dolls, or you like playing in the mud, or you have, I don't know, red hair -- whatever you think makes you different, I guarantee, it also makes you wonderful!"
Kathy created the video in support of the newly released documentary, Bully. The highly-buzzed about film by Lee Hirsch shines a spotlight on America's bullying epidemic. According to TheBullyProject.com, over 13 million children in this country will be bullied this year, and three million students are absent from school each month because they do not feel safe.
"Hang in there. Please don't give up on yourself," Kathy tells those millions of kids. "Trust me, you have a whole lifetime of laughter ahead of you."
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