Over the weekend, a young boy from Tennessee named Keaton Jones found himself receiving some love from celebs after his bullying testimonial went viral!
Bullying Is Not Ok
"Keaton asked to do this AFTER he had me pick him up AGAIN because he was afraid to go to lunch. My kids are by no stretch perfect, and at home, he's as all boy as they come, but by all accounts he's good at school. Talk to your kids. I've even had friends of mine tell me their kids were only nice to him to get him to mess with people. We all know how it feels to want to belong, but only a select few know how it really feels not to belong anywhere." For our best love stories, subscribe to our free email newsletter: http://bit.ly/29l733Q #LoveWhatMatters Submitted by Kimberly JonesPosted by Love What Matters on Saturday, December 9, 2017
In the tearjerking video, Keaton asked, “Just out of curiosity, why do they bully? What’s the point of it? Why do you find joy in taking innocent people and finding a way to be mean to ’em? It’s not okay. It’s not okay! People that are different don’t need to be criticized about it. It’s not their fault.”
Along with pouring milk down his shirt, Keaton revealed, “They make fun of my nose. They call me ugly. They say I have no friends.”
After his mom posted the video, which quickly garnered over 20 million views on Facebook, Keaton got some support from big names, including Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Millie Bobby Brown, Rihanna and Justin Bieber.
See more reactions below!
Stay strong, Keaton. Don’t let them make you turn cold. I promise it gets better. While those punks at your school are deciding what kind of people they want to be in this world, how would you and your mom like to come to the Avengers premiere in LA next year? https://t.co/s1QwCQ3toi— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) December 10, 2017
Hey Keaton Jones, I’d like to invite you to be my guest at any show of mine of your choice. I’ll cover ur flights and accommodation.— Zedd (@Zedd) December 11, 2017
Big up for speaking up, buddy!!! 👍
@Lakyn_Jones Keaton, this is so accurate. Why do people do this? I think your sooo cool Keaton! I wanna be your friend ( but srsly) ur freakin awesome ❤️— Millie Bobby Brown (@milliebbrown) December 9, 2017
A source told People magazine, “Keaton is thrilled to hear from everyone. It really means a lot to him.”
Keaton's mom is facing some backlash for her allegedly racist views and her displaying of the Confederate flag. In response, Keaton apologized on his mother's behalf, writing on Instagram, "I hope you all can forgive her she is a good person we make all make mistakes #keatonjones #kimberlyjones #keaton."