Justin Bieber performing at Rod Laver Arena last night. Picture: Ben Swinnerton
Source: Herald Sun
Bullying victim Casey Heynes was invited on stage at Justin Bieber’s concert last night. Picture: Channel Nine
IT was a moment between one internet sensation and another.
Justin Bieber invited Sydney schoolboy Casey Heynes on stage at his Melbourne concert last night to introduce his hit song Never Say Never.
”Everybody give it up for this kid,” he said.
“I just wanted to say, he is very inspirational, he shows other people to stand up for what they believe in.”
Watch Justin Bieber invite Casey Heynes on stage
Casey Heynes became an internet sensation after he body-slammed another student during a verbal and physical attack.
The Year 10 student had been bullied all his schooling life and the video went viral, with internet users praising Heynes for striking back for bullying victims everywhere.
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Bieber tweeted a link to a news story on Heynes with the words, “This is Casey the punisher… a kid who stood up for himself against bullying. a real life hero.”
He then tweeted another link of Heynes on stage with him, “2nite we tracked down Casey and his family and flew him to the show. Thank you Casey. #stopbullying.”
Justin Bieber’s tweets on Casey Heynes:
“well 2nite we tracked down Casey and his family and flew him to the show. Thank you Casey. #stopbullying – http://youtu.be/tAP_9nXVRd8“
“this is Casey the punisher…a kid who stood up for himself against bullying. a real life hero. his story – http://youtu.be/TqPs4YBf__E“
“for those of you who done know…you should watch this – http://youtu.be/dxBAy3901kc“
“pretty special night tonight in MELBOURNE….surprised someone me and the team look up to. a kid with a lot of courage”