Olivier Rousteing had no friends at secondary school.
The 30-year-old fashionista, who was born in Bordeaux, France, may be one of the most popular designers on social media but he was really disliked when he was younger.
He explained in the December issue of Numéro magazine : "At primary school I was quite popular - I was the 'puppy' everyone liked and thought was cute.
"In secondary school I was hated by everyone, but at sixth-form college I was a leader."
The hunk - who is creative director at Balmain and has dressed stars including Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian West - believes his love for fashion was the reason he was ignored by the other children at school.
He said: "I was into fashion, different because I had particular tastes...
"I wouldn't go so far as to say I was more feminine than my classmates, but I liked to look after my appearance, and I always wore the latest fashionable brands.
"I must have come across as a bit of a spoilt child, and the other kids were probably jealous.
"What's funny is that a number of [my old schoolmates] now send me private messages on Instagram telling me they adore me. Revenge is a dish best served cold..."