KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A young boy’s emotional video about another round of bullying he endured is going viral.
“Just out of curiosity, why do they bully? Why do you find joy in taking innocent people and finding a way to be mean to ’em?”
In a Facebook post, Kimberly Jones wrote her son Keaton asked her to record his emotional response to the bullying he endured at school.
Keaton: “They make fun of my nose, they call me ugly. They say I have no friends.”
Kimberly: “What did they do to you at lunch?”
Keaton: “Poured milk on me, put ham down my clothes.”
Keaton said he tries to stay strong and gave others this advice: “But if you are made fun of, just don’t – don’t let it bother you. Stay strong I guess. Hard.”
According to WREG, the post went up Friday morning. It has since been viewed more than 20 million times.
And like that, everyone seemed to want to be Keaton’s friend.
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
Keaton, will you’ve my guest at the Premiere of #InfinityWar too? I think you are about one of the coolest kids I have ever seen! Can’t wait to meet you in person, pal. Forget those ignorant kids. One day, very soon, they are going to feel pretty stupid for this. https://t.co/BqJLxu25GN
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) December 11, 2017
— Delanie Walker (@delaniewalker82) December 9, 2017
— Hailee Steinfeld (@HaileeSteinfeld) December 10, 2017
So I got the chance to spend the day with my new best bud Keaton. It was unbelievable to get to know him and realize that we have a lot in common. This dude is very special and has changed my life forever. Now I have the little brother I always wanted! God bless you my man pic.twitter.com/vMHVtnf2rC
— Jarrett Guarantano✞ (@BroadwayJay2) December 11, 2017