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  1. Bella Thorne said she never formally learned to read or count.
  2. Thorne has been open about her dyslexia in the past. 

Bella Thorne Admitted She "Never Learned to Read or Count," So She Taught Herself

In a heartfelt revelation, Hollywood sensation Bella Thorne, 25, opened up about her extraordinary path to success in the face of a profound challenge – illiteracy. In a candid interview, the starlet surprisingly discloses that she "never learned to read or count" during her early years, but she didn't let that define her. Instead, she embraced her determination and embarked on a remarkable journey of self-empowerment.

In an awe-inspiring twist, Bella recounts how she took matters into her own hands and taught herself the very skills she had struggled with. Unveiling the trials and tribulations of her solitary pursuit, the talented actress shares her secrets of grit and resilience, leaving readers in awe of her tenacity. Let's scroll down to see Bella Thorne's empowering story of self-mastery, where she transforms obstacles into stepping stones and proves that the human spirit knows no bounds.


Bella Thorne said she never formally learned to read or count.

In the podcast Chicks in the Office, Bella Thorne revealed some of the "main points" in her upcoming book The Life of a Wannabe Mogul that she's proud of. "I don't talk about it in this one, but in the third book it would be the fact that I never learned how to read and I learned how to read from reading scripts," she said. "I never learned how to count and I learned how to count from counting my dad's cash. So, I'm obsessed with money and literal cash."

Although Thorne didn't go into detail about her schooling during the interview (INSIDER tried contacting her listed representation but didn't immediately hear back), she has previously been outspoken about her struggle with dyslexia, a learning impairment that may make it challenging to read. Thorne frequently discussed dyslexia while she was a network actor since her character on the Disney Channel sitcom "Shake it Up" also had the condition.


"I remember when I started first grade. Right away, it was awful because I couldn't read as well as the other kids," she stated in a Disney Channel segment. "My brain mixed up letters like 'B' and 'D' and 'M' and 'W.' Dyslexia is different for everyone who has it. For me, it just makes it harder to read or write."

During the Chicks in the Office interview, Thorne also mentioned how proud she is of herself for having taught herself to read, write, and sing. "I was tone deaf and I now own a record label and I'm signed to Sony as an artist," she declared.

"I had $200 to my name by 18 and bought a house by 19.
"I'm writing a series and got an Oscar winner to play my mom. I'm out here doing s--- that people say is impossible," she said.


Thorne has been open about her dyslexia in the past. 

Thorne's book is available for presale now, with a publishing date of July 23. Thorne has recently made the news several times. She posted naked images of herself earlier this week to reclaim power after a hacker threatened to disclose them. The choice was received with varied emotions, with celebrities such as Zendaya defending her and others, such as Whoopi Goldberg, criticizing her decision.

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