US Boy’s Anti-Bullying Video Sparks Outpouring Of Help

US Boy's Anti-Bullying Video Sparks Outpouring Of Support

The video prompted outpouring of help from celebrities and athletes (Representational)

Washington, United States:  A video of a boy tearfully speaking about being bullied at college has gone viral and prompted an outpouring of help from Hollywood celebrities, music stars and athletes.

Keaton Jones’s mom posted the video on Fb Friday, writing that her son requested to make it after he had her decide him up from faculty as a result of he was afraid to go to lunch.

It has since been seen 22 million occasions and shared greater than 430,000 occasions.

“Simply out of curiosity, why do they bully? What is the level of it? Why do you discover pleasure in taking harmless individuals and discovering a solution to be imply to ’em? It is not OK,” Jones says within the video.

“They make enjoyable of my nostril, they name me ugly, they are saying I’ve no mates… (they) pour milk on me and put ham down my garments, threw bread at me,” he says.

“I do not like that they do it to me and I for certain don’t love that they do it to different individuals, ‘trigger it isn’t OK,” Jones says, tears on his face.

“Folks which can be totally different do not have to be criticized about it — it isn’t their fault. However if you’re made enjoyable of, simply do not let it trouble you — simply keep sturdy,” he says, including: “It will in all probability get higher in the future.”

That day could have come earlier than he anticipated.

Chris Evans, the actor who performs Captain America, invited Jones to the premiere of the following Avengers movie.

“Keep sturdy, Keaton. Do not allow them to make you flip chilly. I promise it will get higher,” Evans wrote on Twitter.

“Whereas these punks at your faculty are deciding what sort of individuals they need to be on this world, how would you and your mother like to return to the Avengers premiere in LA subsequent yr?”

Rapper Snoop Dogg inspired Jones to get in contact with him by direct message.

“Say lil Man U gotta good friend in me for all times hit me on dm so we are able to chop it up love is the one solution to beat hate,” he wrote on Instagram.

“Keaton-Do not waste time questioning why a bully could be so mean-They’re unhappy individuals who suppose hurting others will make them really feel higher as a result of they actually don’t love themselves,” tweeted Mark Hamill, who performs Luke Skywalker within the blockbuster area saga “Star Wars.”

Final Combating Championship president Dana White invited Jones to the UFC headquarters.

“This video is heartbreaking!! I need to deliver Keaton to Vegas and hang around at UFC Headquarters,” White tweeted.

Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, mentioned he’d give Jones a spot to remain if he takes White up on the supply.

“This boy is extremely courageous and the video actually acquired to me,” Trump wrote on Twitter.

“@danawhite, If he takes you up in your supply to see UFC Headquarters, I’d be honored to host him and his household.”

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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