Celebrities 'stand with Keaton' to support bullied boy with words of encouragement

Keaton Jones is getting a flood of messages from celebrities on social media.

— -- A young boy's emotional viral video about being bullied at school has captured the attention of many top celebrities who are speaking up on social media to "stand with Keaton" in a show of support.

Musicians, actors, TV personalities and all-star athletes have all responded to 11-year-old Keaton Jones' video on social media using the trending #StandWithKeaton. From movie premier invitations to boxing lessons with a professional MMA fighter, the messages are continually flooding in.


"Star Wars" star Mark Hamill encouraged Keaton saying the bullies are "just jealous because you're so smart and handsome."

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown tweeted she would love to be his friend telling Keaton he is "freakin awesome."


Singer and songwriter Charlie Puth posted a series of tweets relating to the young boy.

Justin Bieber replied, "You got a friend in me Lil bro! Hit me on dm and we can chat!!! Love you buddy!!"

TV Personalities

Ryan Seacrest tweeted a message saying Keaton's kindness will overcome this moment and bring better days.

Professional Athletes

Cleveland Cavaliers player JR Smith offered Keaton attend one of their basketball games.

UFC star Dana White invited him to swing by the Las Vegas training headquarters to hang out.

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. would like to be added to Keaton's growing list of friends.

11 time NBA champion Bill Russell sympathized and related to Keaton.

Keaton's sister Lakyn has shared as many of the posts with her brother as possible and tweeted that she is quickly trying to send replies.