PERTH, Australia — Bullied 9-year-old boy with dwarfism who begged his mom to help him kill himself has been inundated with kind messages from across the world. Celebrities including Hugh Jackman and Jeffrey Dean Morgan have flocked to support the 9-year-old US comedian Brad Williams has set up a GoFundMe page to send him on holiday Quaden has since spoken out to encourage others to ‘stand up for yourself’
The video has sparked anger amongst people and a huge amount of sympathy for the nine-year-old across the globe, celebrities including Hugh Jackman and Jeffrey Dean Morgan showed their support and their love for the 9-year-old Quaden Bayles.
Stand-up comedian Brad Williams has helped to raise more than $200,000 to send the bullied nine-year-old Australian boy with dwarfism to Disneyland after the heartbreaking video was published on Facebook by his mother Yarraka.
Brad Williams, who himself also has dwarfism, said: ‘I’m setting up this GoFundMe to let Quaden know that bullying will not be tolerated and that he is a wonderful human being who deserves joy.’
Boston Celtics basketball player Enes Kanter also showed his support for the 9-year-old: ‘This is one of the hardest videos I´ve watched. No place in the world for bullies.’
Donald Trump’s son Eric also took action on his twitter to show his support for Quaden, calling the footage ‘absolutely heartbreaking’.
“We could never have dreamt in our wildest dreams that it would’ve gone worldwide and created such a media frenzy,” Yarraka Bayles, mother of 9-year-old told reporters on Friday. “There are way too many people suffering in silence and my heart goes out to those families that have already lost their children to bullying. It’s an international crisis and it demands urgent attention.”
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