Mother Of Bullied Boy Keaton Jones Breaks Down In Tears While Defending Confederate Flag

The mother of bullied Tennessee teen Keaton Jones broke down in an interview with “Access Hollywood” while discussing the backlash against photos she posted showing herself and her son posing with Confederate flags. 

Kimberly Jones said “I mean, you know, yesterday, he was a hero. Yesterday, the world loved us. Today, the world hates us.” 

She then defended the Confederate flag pictures she and her daughter posted to their social media accounts by saying, “It was meant to be ironic and funny and extreme. I am genuinely truly sorry. If I could take it back, I would.”

Kimberly said that she had no problem with people hating her but hopes they will continue to support her 11-year-old son.

Union County public school officials confirmed that a bullying incident did occur recently involving Keaton, whose video has been viewed over 20 million times.
 

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