Susan Boyle on Bullying: They Burned My Clothes

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In a recent PSA, Khloe Kardashian said was bullied because people compared her to Kim and Kourtney and because Perez Hilton wrote some mean things about her on his website.

That's unfortunate, but it's nothing compared to what Susan Boyle went through growing up.

The singer, who shocked the world with her performance on Britain's Got Talent last year, talked to Oprah about these experiences yesterday, and said bullies burned "my clothes with a cigarette" and "hit [me] on the head" during her teenage years in Scotland.

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"That is the physical, but the more hurtful is the psychological," Boyle said. "Name-calling. Really repeating name-calling. It made me feel as if nobody loved me. I didn't really matter. I was just a target. Once you give bullies that power, they've really got a hold on you."

Boyle was on hand to promote her new book, "The Woman I Was Born to Be," and Oprah has good advice for the artist:

"Send them a signed autographed CD saying 'how ya like me now?'"

Watch the full interview below and send along your messages of support for Susan now:

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She is spot on about it. Bullies can because they do, and then they blame you...

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Will say it again,I love,love,love Susan and her music.

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