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On this morning's edition of "Good Morning America," host Lara Spencer did what the dance community has been clamoring for since last Thursday, when her flippant comments about Prince George enjoying ballet lessons provoked widespread outrage: She apologized live on air.

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When the news broke that Prince George, currently third in line for the British throne, would be continuing ballet classes as part of his school curriculum this year, we were as excited as anyone. (Okay, maybe more excited.)

This was not, it seems, a sentiment shared by "Good Morning America" host Lara Spencer.

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There are a few girls at my studio who really bully everyone else. I want to stand up to them, but I'm too intimidated. I know I should talk to an adult, but then I'll be accused of “telling" on them. What can I do to tell them to stop their behavior? —Andrina

First, I'm sorry that you and your classmates are going through this. Sure, ballet is competitive, but that shouldn't equate to cruel behavior. And research shows that bullying can lead to depression. While you don't have to be best friends with everyone you dance with, this type of intimidation and harassment should have no place in the dance studio.

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