ByRicky Derisz, writer at
Staff Writer at MP. "Holy cow, Rick! I didn't know hanging out with you was making me smarter!" Twitter: @RDerisz.
Ricky Derisz

Being in the public eye really cannot be easy, especially when it comes to dealing with social media trolls, or those who are unnecessarily harsh.

It's fair to say even the most successful celebs can be targeted at some point. But the beauty of the internet is, proving the doubters wrong has never been more transparent.

Here are some instances of those who proved their doubters wrong. You go celebs. Don't listen to the haters:

1. Lady Gaga

Although some questioned Gaga's longevity when she broke onto the scene in 2008, she has gone on to become one of the best selling musicians of all time.

Not content with dominating the music industry, Gaga has also proven her skill as an actress, winning a Golden Globe this year for her role in American Horror Story.

2. Rhianna

Okay, the jury may still be out on where Rhianna lies in comparison to Queen B, but she is still immensely successful, with over 200 million sales worldwide.

3. Katy Perry

Yup, there were a few doubters who thought Katy Perry was going to disappear after her breakthrough single, 'I Kissed a Girl'.

Well, the singer is the one Roaring all the way to the bank, with over 81 million single sales.

4. Taylor Swift

The 'country version of Avril Lavigne' is now one of the best selling musicians of all time, with an astonishing 40 million album sales. Things escalated Swiftly.

5. Jennifer Lawrence

Ummm... Jennifer Lawrence. Yeah, I know - she the 25-year-old who is now one of the richest actresses in Hollywood, with two Oscar nominations and one win. She's quite good at acting.

6. But, Sometimes The Critics Are Right

You're right Ramsey, she is pretty good. The London born singer has sold more than 100 million records, and was named as one of the world's most influential people in the world by Time magazine.

Which celebrities did you know would make it from day one?

Source: BuzzFeed


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