The Cyberbullying of Barron Trump

by geekygirl on January 22, 2017

I know most people today do not like the fact that Donald Trump was elected as 45th President of the United States. However, his 10-year-old son is being cyberbullied is unacceptable. A Saturday Night Live writer called him some nasty words on Twitter which I am not going to repeat out of respect for Barron. Another celebrity also posted photos of Barron on Instagram from the inauguration with captions bashing his father.  My youngest brother about the same age would have also been bored at a full day of formal events.

As someone who has been cyberbullied, this is not ok.  There is no need to attack a 10-year-old, innocent boy who has been put into this position because his father was elected President. He is going to do things that any kid would do and people, celebrities, and the media are bullying him for not doing it a certain way.  As educators (or future educators in my case), we are supposed to teach kids that bullying and cyberbullying are not acceptable, yet here we are allowing adults to cyberbully a child.

Something has to change!

 

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Update

by geekygirl on October 30, 2016

Hello!

So I have not written a post in over a year but I promise that will change. I graduated from high school last year! Made it through all 4 years of high school with little drama and a good friend group. I am currently at Holy Family University in Philadelphia. It is a small private school and I am enjoying every minute of it. I am a student ambassador for the school which is a fantastic opportunity for me to have. I am attending campus ministry meetings when I am not doing homework or studying on Sunday nights. I have had slight issues with roommates though so I have been doing some moving around of rooms and after this weekend I will be where I am supposed to be. I hope. My dad said that since I am in college more I have been using social media more and more especially FaceBook.

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