Blake Lively may seem like she lives a perfectly charmed life with a successful career, a loving husband in Ryan Reynolds, and two beautiful daughters. But that doesn鈥檛 mean that she hasn鈥檛 faced teasing along the way, which is why meeting Sesame Street鈥榮 Big Bird was extra significant for the Hollywood star, who admits that she used to be compared to the iconic character. (And no, not in a good way.)

Last week, the actress posted a Boomerang to Instagram of herself on the set of the beloved kids show doing a little movin鈥 and groovin鈥 with the mostly Muppet-filled cast. She added the caption, 鈥淔inally. I have friends.鈥

The 30-year-old mom apparently can鈥檛 stop thinking about her debut on the long-running show and took to social media again today to pop up a pic of herself along with one of PBS鈥 most famous characters, Big Bird.

鈥淪till geeking out 馃槏,鈥 she wrote.

While the meeting was surely lots of fun, the star confessed that there was an added meaning to the moment for her. She continued, 鈥淜ids used to make fun of me in elementary school by calling me Big Bird (because I was 鈥榯oo tall鈥 and had 鈥榶ellow鈥 hair).鈥 Yep, even the Gossip Girl alum, who played the always stunning It-girl Serena van der Woodsen, has been teased about her appearance.

However, Lively wanted to use the opportunity for a moment of personal growth and perhaps even inspiration to her followers, adding, 鈥淗ere鈥檚 to making best buddies with the things that once hurt you 馃馃挆鈥

Have you been able to make peace with things you were once teased about? Let us know @BritandCo!

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