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Back off Bullies! Snow tells Us Weekly about her Love is Louder campaign

Who? ... Kate in John Tucker Must Die!

Brittany's Brave Fight

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She has countless fans now, but as a teen in Tampa, Florida, Brittany Snow felt completely alone. "In high school there was a girl who made my life miserable," the Pitch Perfect star says. "She and her friends bullied me, emotionally and physically." Devastated after a series of teen suicides, the 26-year-old founded Love Is Louder (loveislouder.com) with the Jed Foundation and MTV in 2010. Explains Snow, "It's a safe place to share about feeling different or being mistreated."

BIG RESULTS. Two years later, the campaign has more than 100,000 supporters and celebrity contributors such as P!nk, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato posting videos, photos and encouraging words to the online community. But it took only one student for the actress to realize her campaign was making a difference. " After I spoke at a school, a girl quietly handed me a piece of paper... it said that Love Is Louder saved her life. I hung the note in my room and read it every day."


Reporting by Gina Bacchiocchi, Hannah Deely, Suzanne Marcheese, Ingrid Meilan, Jennifer Peros, Michael Rothman & Cara Sprunk. Source: p 76 of US Weekly Issue 927 November 19, 2012
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abbiemills 19th-Nov-2012 09:14 pm (UTC)
I will always love the girls who were in John Tucker Must Die with her (especially Sophia Bush) because, according to Brittany, they were a huge presence in helping her deal with her self-image issues and anorexia problems and getting past that.
poop_of_death 19th-Nov-2012 09:27 pm (UTC)
awwww that's sweet
ionizable 19th-Nov-2012 09:36 pm (UTC)
yesssss ♥ that quote about how they crawled into bed and helped each other deal with the self-image and divorce issues was so qt
bohhead 19th-Nov-2012 09:45 pm (UTC)
aw that's so cute! i feel like her n sophia bush hv a cute friendship :)
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