Social media joins in to assistance boy’s conflict with bullying
December 11, 2017 - Finding Carter
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) — Keaton Jones is traffic with center propagandize bullies in easterly Tennessee and people opposite a nation, including President Trump’s son, have done it transparent they have his back.
In a video, Jones’ mom, Kimberly, posted on Friday to her Facebook account, Jones emotionally describes how he does not wish to go to lunch given his classmates poured divert over his head, pressed ham in his garments and threw bread during him.
“Why do they bully, what’s a indicate of it?” Jones pronounced in a video. “Why do we find fun in holding trusting people and anticipating a approach to be meant to them? It’s not OK.”
Kimberly available a video in her automobile after picking Jones adult from propagandize given he was fearful to go to lunch (see below).
Union County Director of Schools Jimmy Carter pronounced he’s questioning a bullying allegations brought to light by a video. Carter pronounced a punishments for bullying varies within a propagandize system.
The video went viral, even throwing Donald Trump Jr.’s attention. Trump Jr. called Jones impossibly dauntless on Twitter.
Lee Unkrich, a executive of Toy Story 3 and Coco, invited Jones to debate Pixar studios. In a post on Twitter, Unkrich pronounced that Jones has an open invitation.
One of a initial people to spend a day with Jones given a distressing video was posted was Jarrett Guarantano, quarterback for a Tennessee Vols.
In a post to his Twitter account, Guarantano pronounced Keaton is really special and altered his life forever. He combined he got a small hermit he always wanted.
Vols far-reaching receiver Tyler Byrd also let Keaton know he’s fasten his quarrel opposite bullies.
Later on Saturday, Titans parsimonious finish Delanie Walker tweeted in support of Keaton, observant in a video that he has 4 tickets for Keaton and his family to take in a diversion on New Year’s Eve.
Country luminary Kelsea Ballerini sent a twitter in support of Keaton too, observant that a subsequent time she visits Knoxville, she wants to “walk into that lunchroom with [him] and watch those bullies contend they are sorry.”
More large names have oral out opposite bullying as well. Rappers like Snoop Dog and UFC warrior Dana White publicly sent support to Keaton, wanting him to know he’s not alone with his struggle.
Journalists also took to Twitter saying they will tackle Keaton’s bullying problem.
Tennessee lawmakers also weighed in on Jones’ brag problems. View many of those tweets below.