16-20 Bullying Facts

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16. Narcissism is one of the three dark triadic personality traits the others being psychopathy and Machiavellianism. These traits are often associated with aggression, racism, and bullying. – Source

17. In 1996 a 3-year-old boy was taken to court for bullying and kicking a 3-year-old girl in a playground. The 3-year-old boy was slapped with a restraining order to stay away from the girl at the playground. – Source

18. There is more bullying at religious private schools than public schools. Source

19. There is a form of adult bullying and sabotage called gang stalking that destroys a targeted individual’s life by utilizing a variety of stalking techniques, mind games, and manipulative tactics. – Source

20. In 2013, Aledo High School defeated Western Hills High School 91-0 in an American Football game, prompting a Western Hills High School parent to file a bullying suit against Aledo. – Source

21-25 Bullying Facts

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21. The Japanese Princess Aiko had to be homeschooled due to bullying from her classmates from elementary school in 2010. – Source

22. Desmond T. Doss, a medic in the Pacific Theatre during WW2 endured bullying and ridicule from fellow soldiers during training. Volunteered to help fellow troops climb a cliff and earned a Medal of Honour for rescuing ~75 troops, braving heavy artillery and gun fire. He did all this unarmed. – Source

23. There is a system of ‘hazing’ or bullying in the Russian Army called ‘Dedovshchina’ which sees in excess of 250 young soldiers a year be killed or commit suicide, mostly young, always poorer, conscripts. – Source

24. People with unfortunate initials, such as P.I.G. or A.S.S. have significantly lower life expectancy, probably due to psychological stress related to childhood bullying. – Source

25. The Swedish bank Swedbank acquired the naming righs of Sweden’s new national stadium. And named it after a non-profit organisation against bullying. – Source

26-31 Bullying Facts


26. “Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo” is a grammatically valid sentence in American English. It talks about bison being in a city of New York and bullying one another. – Source

27. Shimiken, Japan’s most prolific p*rn star (1 in 70) has starred in 7000 films, and has two daughters, but refrains from visiting them for fear of potential bullying due to his occupation. – Source

28. Jason Miller of MTV’s Bully Beatdown fame was arrested for bullying and beating his wife. – Source

29. Tim Gunn or Project Runway fame, after dealing with bullying & struggling to understand his sexuality, spent 2+ years in a psychiatric hospital after attempting suicide at age 17. – Source

30. Zuckerberg advocated for the abolition of anonymity on the Internet to protect children and young adults from cyber-bullying in 2011. – Source

31. The popular cartoon mobile games Surviving High School and High School Story have strong anti-bullying themes throughout the gameplay and were developed in part by The Cybersmile Foundation – an anti-cyberbullying group. – Source

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Last Update: March 26, 2017