Although people still can’t stop talking about Miley‘s twerkfest and roaming foam hand, that wasn’t ALL that happened at the 2013 VMAs. We caught up with celebs on the red carpet to chat about what advice they’d give to their younger selves. Here’s what they had to say:
When we asked celebs for their words of wisdom, the general consensus was: “Chill out!”
“I wish I just knew that it was OK to be 15, and not a grown-up,” said “Awkward” actress Greer Grammer. “It’s not that big of a deal,” “Rivals II” reality star and two-time breast cancer survivor Diem Brown said of teenage drama. And if it’s unnecessary drama you’re trying to avoid, Machine Gun Kelly recommends using protection during sex. “When you don’t wear a condom, you can get a girl pregnant,” he told young fans. And the rapper is right! 3 in 10 girls will get pregnant at least once before the age of 20.
“Girl Get Your Mind Right” star Tionna Smalls obvi wants her young fans to get their minds right. She’d tell her “Smalls” self to finish school without any major hiatuses. And speaking of girls getting their minds right, “Jersey Shore” guidette Deena wishes she had been less trusting of guys as a teen. “Never trust what guys say,” she advised. Hah! We wouldn’t say neverrrrr, but it is important to be in healthy friendships and relationships with people you trust. Love Is Respect, after all, and people who love you shouldn’t lie to you!
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