Bullied For Her Dark Skin Color, Teen Becomes A Model, Becomes Internet Sensation

Written by Rachel Lee-Thomas
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19 year old Khoudia Diop from Senegalese was bullied because of the shade and darkness of her skin. She explains how the bullies had given her nicknames such as:

  • Darky
  • Daughter of the Night
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Now a successful model based in Paris, Diop shares how she dealt with the haters and rose to the top.

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Diop began modeling when she was 17 and in just two years has gained a following of 287k followers and counting, the world falling in love with her beautiful photos.

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1.) Diop Explains that she used to deal with the bullies by confronting them.

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2.) 'As I grew, I learned to love myself more each day, and not pay attention to the negative people.'

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3.) The self proclaimed ‘Melanin Goddess’ posts gorgeous photos to her instagram featuring her uniquely rich skin tone.

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4.) While it is common to have this shade of skin tone in Senegal many women invest in skin lightening products.

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