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Michael Douglas' daughter opens up about being bullied at school over her father

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Aug 02, 2018
09:38 P.M.

Carys Zeta-Douglas revealed that she was bullied over her father, Michael Douglas' age at school and she confessed that she wanted to break loose from the 'Douglas dynasty' tag.

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The 15-year-old spoke to Town and Country, for their September 2018 issue, about being part of one of Hollywood’s most famous families.

She shared the cover of the magazine's latest issue on her Instagram account on August 1, 2018.

Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones' daughter, Carys Zeta-Jones, revealed that she hasn't had the smoothest journey because she was growing up in the spotlight.

Read more on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.

Carys appeared on the magazine's annual Modern Swan issue, which features an upcoming star from the entertainment industry with famous parents.

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The 15-year-old admitted that she was bullied by her peers in school because of her father's age. Michael Douglas is 73 years old and his wife, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is 48.

“People would be like 'Your grandpa's here to pick you up,” she admitted to the publication. Carys also added that when she was younger, she did not really like the idea of having the Douglas name attached to her.

“When I was younger I didn’t like the idea of having this name attached to me, this kind of ‘Douglas dynasty’ stuff.”

Carys Zeta-Jones, Town & Country, August 1, 2018.

She said that people just assumed that she did not work hard for anything and that she just got what she wanted, but in reality, it was the complete opposite.

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She constantly felt the need to prove herself to people, that she was not just her parents' daughter but her own person as well.

Carys confidently debates Italian cinematography and reads biographies of the Maharaja of Jaipur, proving to the interviewer that she was not like any other 15-year-old.

The teenager credited her mother, Catherine Zeta-Jones, with giving her a love of fashion and she considers her mother to be her fashion icon.

She also acknowledged her parents for their role in keeping both her and her eighteen-year-old brother Dylan Douglas, grounded.

She added that her parents do a really good job of making her realize the reality of life and reminding her that the life she has was extraordinary.

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