On Friday, a Fox News anchor broke down and cried while covering the story of Quaden Bayles, a 9-year-old Australian boy with dwarfism who was bullied in school. The boy's story generated headlines around the world.
The sobbing Fox News anchor played a video clip of Quaden crying and saying he was suicidal. But something about the boy's fake tears didn't add up. Like 50 Cent, he seemed to be faking his emotions.
Thanks to comedian Brad Williams, who also has dwarfism, $370,000 in donations poured into a GoFundMe page he created to send Quaden to Disneyland.
It wasn't long before Internet sleuths uncovered the truth: Quaden and his mother have pulled a similar stunt in the past.
The Internet found Quaden's Instagram page, filled with photos of the kid flashing money, wearing hundreds of dollars worth of designer gear, and waving a gun around. There is even a rumor that Quaden is 18, not 9.
Remember the boy who was bullied in school? Thousands of dollars in donations later, he turned out be a white supremacist.
There are so many sad stories on social media that turn out to be scams and cash grabs. When will social media ever learn that throwing money at viral stories is not the answer?
The Internet has taught us the perfect recipe to scam liberals into donating thousands of dollars. Just mix children, a bottle of Visine, and a sob story about bullying, and watch the money roll in!
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Freshman Michael Todd said he was bullied in school his whole life because his single mom didn't have enough money to buy new clothes for him to wear.
Todd was having a hard time fitting in at Martin Luther King Prep in Memphis, TN. He was bullied for wearing the same clothes to school every day.
"I don't really have clothes at home. My mom can't buy clothes for me because I'm growing too fast," he told Fox 13 in Memphis, TN.
After being bullied by ruthless classmates, two high school football players stepped in to help Todd out.
Kristopher Graham and Antwan Garrett surprised Todd by gifting him with bags of clothes and shoes from their own closets, according to Fox 13.
"I said, 'You know, we was in the same third period. I apologize for laughing at you and I want to give something to you to make it up,'" Graham told Fox 13 Memphis.
"I was shocked, completely… You guys are awesome," said Todd.
"It was a weak moment for me, I was crying," Garrett said.
"And then I almost cried when we had lunch, he told me, he was like, 'You know, you two the only two to actually ever give me a gift,'" Graham said.
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