Alison Hammond said she tried to be funny at school to ‘protect’ herself from bullies

This Morning presenter Alison Hammond said she tried to be funny at school to ‘protect’ herself from bullies and admitted she’s come a long way since struggle to read at school until early hours reading a live auto show

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Alison Hammond shares her insecurities at school

This Morning presenter Alison Hammond shared how she tries to be funny at school to ‘protect’ herself from bullies.

And the fun-loving presenter, 47, says she’s the last person her family predicts might appear before a big daytime TV show because at school she struggled. with reading and she doesn’t look like a ‘typical celebrity”.

Talking to XTRA capitalized The Breakfast Show with Yinka and Shayna Marie Ali was asked about her school days as she explained how her comedy came about as a coping strategy to cover up her insecurities.

She explains: “You know, I’m still pretty funny, but actually quite… maybe a little quieter, always trying… just don’t know where and who I really fit in. me at that time.

“So if anything, I probably used my comedy and the fact that I was quite funny and quickly took off the cuffs to protect myself.”

Alison opens up about ‘teasing’ school as she will use her humor to see off those who try to mock her


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She added how her appearance as a ‘big girl’ prompted playground teasing but her witty ways were her ‘protection’ because they knew they will be ‘removed’.

Alison, who rose to fame winning the hearts of movie buffs on Big Brother, sets her on a new path with ITV – a career that even she herself could not have predicted. Okay.

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She added: “I’m not your skinny looking person, the prettiest person you’ll ever meet” but “people recognize no matter how old you are, what color you are, what race you are, no matter what race you are, no matter how old you are. you are a woman, or a man, you can be seen, you can be heard. “

Television fans credited a drama teacher for giving her advice on practicing reading aloud, which spurred her love of reading and gave her confidence for her future career. mine.

Alison and co-star Dermot O’Leary on This Morning



And Alison has since begun writing her own children’s book ‘Black in Time’ which she says is a big step up from where she started having trouble reading.

Still struggling with her track record, she burst out: “I’m a published author! It feels crazy, and especially as a girl who really struggles with being a published author! read a book.”

Alison teamed up with children’s author Emma Norry, to write a book that is a combination of fact sheets, narratives, and interviews that highlight the great contributions that black people have made and are doing. continued for British society.

* Capital XTRA Breakfast with Yinka & Shayna Marie airs Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 10 am. Alison Hammond said she tried to be funny at school to 'protect' herself from bullies

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