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.
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
Damn right! Bullies are straight up wack, corny, cowards, chumps, etc, etc! Keaton keep your head up buddy and push forward! You're the best https://t.co/pqDgay77l9
— LeBron James (@KingJames) December 11, 2017
That’s a damn shame. Keaton if your around when we play in Memphis i would love to invite you to one of our games. Head up Champ! https://t.co/Moh9ObdgX8
— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) December 11, 2017