Jermaine spreads bully message

HOLLYWOOD came to Weston last week when a pop megastar stopped off to speak to primary school children. Jermaine Jackson pulled up in his white stretch limousine at Ashcombe Primary School on Monday to talk to youngsters about a new anti-bullying campaign

HOLLYWOOD came to Weston last week when a pop megastar stopped off to speak to primary school children.Jermaine Jackson pulled up in his white stretch limousine at Ashcombe Primary School on Monday to talk to youngsters about a new anti-bullying campaign called NOBULL.The former Jackson Five singer and his siblings are good friends with martial arts expert Matt Fiddes, who has a class running at the school in Earlham Grove. Jermaine, the runner-up in this year's Celebrity Big Brother, donned his dark shades and held an assembly in the school hall.He told pupils: "When I was seven I got bullied and found it hard to catch up."You are here to learn. Respect is most important. "People are going to try and get you to bully and you must walk away. When bullies come to you ignore them."There was bullying in the Big Brother house and I came along to try to keep the peace."I told Shilpa Shetty to go into another room as you can't control what comes out of Jade Goody's mouth but you can control what comes out of yours. "It is very important that you do your homework. I have children and I preach the same thing to them. When you do not come to school you miss out on important lessons."To find out more about the campaign log onto www.nobull.org.uk


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