Celine Dion - Celine Dion wasn't a cool kid

Picture:

Celine Dion found school ''hard'' because she wasn't ''the cool dude''.

The 'My Heart Will Go On' hitmaker suggested she was mocked by her classmates because of her appearance and old clothes, which affected her confidence and led to her refusing to sing in public.

She admitted: ''I was definitely not very good at school. I was not the cool dude, I was not good looking, I was feeling awkward. I couldn't perform at school - I couldn't just stand up on my desk and start singing.

''It was hard, my teeth were all crooked and we were poor a little bit so the clothes were passed on from my brothers to my sisters, to me.''

These days, the 45-year-old singer - who has sons Rene-Charles, 13, and three-year-old twins Nelson and Eddy, with husband Rene Angelil - feels ''amazing'' but can understand her teenage insecurities as she didn't have the ''maturity'' to know what was important.

She said: ''Now, you know what, I feel amazing. When you're 17 and 15 and 14, it's not about how you feel, it's how you look, and when you grow and you mature, which is great about maturity and growing older, you understand the values of life and how it's important to feel emotionally balanced - but it's not necessarily given to you when you're 15 and 17 years old, and now, we understand.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Celine Dion

Advertisement

More Celine Dion

Celine Dion Is Remaining "Optimistic" As She Care For Cancer-Stricken Husband

Many of Celine Dion's fans were shocked to hear that she is taking a hiatus from show business for an indefinite amount of time. Last...

Celine Dion's Las Vegas Residency And Asia Tour Will Take A Back Seat To Her Personal Life

Celine Dion is temprorarily postponing her return to ger hugely successful Las Vegas residency to be with her husband, René Angélil and focus on her...

Celine Dion Takes Career Hiatus To Care For Cancer-Stricken Husband

Many of Celine Dion's fans may not see her for quite a long time, on Wednesday (Aug 13th) the Canadian star vowed to take a...

Advertisement

Celine Dion Muppets role scripted with her in mind

Celine Dion's role in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' was scripted with her in mind.The film which stars children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal...

Muppets Most Wanted Movie Review

Where the 2011 reboot felt effortless in the way it recaptured that warmly anarchic Muppets humour, this sequel feels like it's working every step of...

'Muppets Most Wanted' Soundtrack To Make Mayhem March 24th 2014

Walt Disney Records' Release to Feature Vocals by Kermit the Frog, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Miss Piggy, Josh Groban, Celine Dion and More.The...

Muppets Most Wanted Trailer

Kermit and friends are set to go international with the help of their unfortunately named new tour manager Dominic Badguy, with hopes of selling-out major...

Advertisement

Comments

Celine Dion Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Celine Dion

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All