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My school days were ruined by bullying and racism – even a teacher called me a racial slur, reveals Peter Andre

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PETER Andre has opened up about the horrors of his school days - saying he was abused by one of his racist teachers. The singer and West End star revealed the shocking childhood bullying that came from other kids and also adults, admitting that it had a devastating long-term impact on him.

The 49-year-old told inews: "My experiences at school were of a lot of bullying and a lot of racism. "And the racism we suffered in Australia was not particularly because we were Greek – we could have been from anywhere – it’s because there were no ethnic families there and we stood out. "I felt so out of place and it even came from the teachers.

I went to tell the teacher what was going on and he said, ‘(a racial slur) don’t sit in my classroom, they face the wall.’ "It scars you.

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