Did you know that Xian Lim has been a victim of bullying when he was a child?
XIAN LIM – The newest Kapuso star revealed in an interview that he was bullied as a child.
Xian whose real name is Alexander Xian Cruz Lim started his showbiz career after landing a supporting role in Katorse in 2009.
He’s also known for his roles in My Binondo Girl, The Reunion, Ina, Kapatid, Anak, Bakit Hindi Ka Crush ng Crush Mo?, Bride for Rent, The Story of Us and Everything About Her.
Xian Lim was a contract artist of Star Magic from 2008 to 2017, until signing a contract with Viva Artists Agency in January 2018.
Since 2012, he has notably hosted many major televised events, particularly Binibining Pilipinas as well as Miss Grand International in Vietnam in 2017.
In an episode of “Updated with Nelson Canlas,” the actor shared that he was actually bullied as a child.
“Maybe I just didn’t fit in, ‘yong hulma ng mga bata, and I had a really strong accent when we moved in middle school,” Xian said citing how he moved from one school to another.
“There’s definitely nothing wrong with my hairstyle or my appearance,” he continues. “I was overweight and people were, ‘yon nga — ikaw ‘yong nakikita because you didn’t fit the mold,” he added.
The actor revealed that there were times he would eat his lunch in the bathroom, and he would get his money stolen and be beaten by other kids.
Watch the video below as Xian Lim opens up about the bullying he experienced as a child:
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