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Bullying video inspires support from celebrities

Posted at 7:08 AM, Dec 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-11 09:08:10-05

A Tennessee boy teased for being "different" was flooded with comforting messages from dozens of celebrities over the weekend. This comes after he expressed his daily struggles as a victim of bullying in a heart-wrenching video posted online.

In the video, Keaton said other students call him ugly, make fun of his nose and tell him he has no friends. He said milk was poured on him and ham was put down his clothes.

"People that are different, don't need to be criticized about it," Keaton said.  "It's not their fault, but if you are made fun of just don't let it bother you."

The video made more than 21 million views by Monday morning. and is grabbing the attention of celebrities pledging to help Keaton in any way they can. Actors Chris Evans and Mark Ruffalo, Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James and J.R. Smith as well as rapper Snoop Dogg were among the many celebrities showing their support for Keaton.