MEXICO CITY, Aug 22 (EL UNIVERSAL) .- Quaden Bayles, an 11-year-old boy from Queensland with achondroplasia, went viral in 2020 after his mother posted a video on Facebook showing the bullying he faced The last incident was told, given. This, attracted his attention by various celebrities from the film industry, including Oscar-winning Australian filmmaker George Miller, who invited the boy to appear in a film.
According to The West Australian Portal, Miller was so impressed that he invited her to appear as an extra in his upcoming film “Furiosa”, the fifth installment of the “Mad Max” franchise and the 2015 smash hit “Mad Max”. “It was a prequel. “:furyrod”.
“It was good for us and it was good for him. He did such a great job that he got a small part in Furiosa,” Miller told Good Weekend magazine.
Similarly, he invited Quaden to appear in his next film, “Three Thousand Years of Longing” (“Three Thousand Years Waiting for You”).
Set for an Australian release next month, “Three Thousand Years of Longing” stars Hollywood legends Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton and was filmed in Sydney.
Quaden Bayles: Shocking video where he says he wants to commit suicide because of bullying himself
“Give me a rope, mom, I want to kill myself,” Quaden Bayles, a 9-year-old Australian boy who was recorded after his mother picked him up from school, shouted in tears.
Quaden, who suffers from a dwarfism condition known as achondroplasia, cried inconsolably at the violent bullying targeted at him because of his physical condition.
Her mother, Yerka Bayles, recorded a video in which the boy told her that he wanted to die because of the abuse he faced at school.
“This is what bullying does,” he said on the same recording, where Quaden was also heard saying he wanted to end his life.
The video, which lasts about six minutes, was published in February 2020 and in it, Quaden’s mother describes the constant abuse that her son suffers every day at a school in the city of Queensland, north-western Australia.
“I just picked up my son from school and I want everyone – parents, teachers, teachers – to see the effects of bullying,” said the mother.
“Every day something happens. Every day a new episode, a new bullying, another nickname, another provocation, can you please educate your kids, your families, your friends so that doesn’t happen anymore?” , he added.
The video went viral, garnered over 14 million views, the hashtag #WeStandWithQuaden (#supportQuaden) was created and celebrities such as Australian actor Hugh Jackman and basketball player Anse Kanter sent heartfelt messages to the boy.
“You are stronger than you think and we should all be nice to each other,” Jackman told Quaden.