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Bella Thorne in Teen Vogue May 2013: Acting Helped Me Overcome Dyslexia

Posted Monday April 29, 2013 4:15 PM GMT

Continuing to enjoy the success of her Disney Channel series "Shake It Up," Bella Thorne scored a feature in the May 2013 issue of Teen Vogue magazine.

While rocking designer duds from Jill Stuart and Suzaane Dai for the gorgeous Guy Lowndes photo shoot, the 15-year-old actress dished about discovering her dance talents while auditioning for the hit show and conquering her learning disability.

Check out a few highlights from Miss Thorne's interview below. For more, be sure to visit Teen Vogue!

On her new-found love for dance:
"I was actually never a dancer. I just fell in love with the script - so I had to freestyle my way into the audition."

On her struggles with dyslexia:
"Acting isn't a side thing- you have to live and breathe it. And I have to work extra hard because I am dyslexic. People said that I couldn't be an actress, but I'm proving them wrong. Acting has helped me overcome the challenge."

On her future plans:
"After 'Shake It Up,' I want to do films, dramatic roles - and I also want to go to college. USC!"

Photo Credit: Guy Lowndes for Teen Vogue