AceShowbiz - Kim Zolciak-Biermann is able to see the positive in her painful past. On Sunday, February 16, "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star took a trip down memory lane in a lengthy Instagram post, in which she revealed her experience with bullying and how it helped shape her future.
"I was bullied in school by 2 specific girls," Kim wrote along with a picture of her childhood home. Restraining herself from naming her bullies, the 41-year-old actress added that she was thankful for them because they motivated her to become what she is right now. "I'm thankful for those b*****s because they really gave me intense motivation to get to where I am today," she said.
The Bravo star said she was determined to be "famous" to make her bullies regret doing what they did to her. "I use to say to myself I'm going to be 'famous' and come back and show their a***s," she shared.
Now that she has become a popular star, Kim revealed her bullies have reached out to her through Facebook. She claimed, "Guess what they both have reached out on Facebook to me since those horrible traumatizing high school days just like I knew they would."
In the same post, Kim shared her story about her old house. "This is the house I grew up in! I stopped by yesterday to see it I'll never forget my small town of Windsor Locks CT," she wrote, adding that she used to daydream to appear on television and wrote a journal about her dreams. "I wrote in my journal at 12yrs old 'that I will have my own show by the time I was 30,' " she recalled.
Kim went on noting that she has been able to reach her dream, though a bit late. "I started on RHOA at 29 and got my own show when I was 33! I feel so blessed and so grateful," she expressed her feelings.
In two other posts, Kim talked about her first two jobs. Sharing a photo of her in front of a Subway restaurant, she added in the caption, "Stopped by the Subway I worked at!! My first job!!" She also revealed that she was fired from her first job for giving free food to her friends.
Kim later posted two photos of her at a McDonald's restaurant where she used to work. "2nd job was right here at this McDonald's!!" she captioned it. She said she was "so claustrophobic that I would repeatedly open and close the door," but the worst part was "the line would get allll backed up and of course a car would end up right in front of me and we would just kinda sit there and stare at each other."