Bella Thorne is only 18-years-old, but she's no stranger to hardships! The actress, whose father passed away after getting into a car accident when she was nine-years-old, recently admitted that her family really struggled financially when she was younger.
At a young age, the former Disney Channel actress felt an extreme amount of pressure to nail her auditions so that she could help her family get off of food stamps.
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“I don’t think anybody really knew [we were on food stamps] —it wasn’t a very obvious thing. I’ve never really talked about it" Bella told Seventeen. "I wasn’t hiding it, and it wasn’t like, 'Oh, I’m embarrassed because we don’t have money.' It was, 'Oh, we don’t have money, so we’re going to work that much harder.' It was scary, though, because you really want those jobs. It’s a different hunger when you want your family to eat."
We had no idea!
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"My family grew up relying on public assistance to help provide meals for our family," she said in a statement. "Child hunger in America is a real and often overlooked problem, but one that together, we can fix."