Aaron Paul is lending a helping hand to Aaron Hill, a 16-year-old autistic boy, whose vicious beating has gone viral after video footage circulated the internet. The video of Hill getting beat up by a peer at a Florida party has sparked many outraged responses from people.
Paul, who is famous for his role as Jesse Pinkman in the AMC series Breaking Bad, has offered some support to the autistic teen. The actor took to Twitter to call for justice and has also offered his home up to Hill and his family for some peace.
In an open letter Aaron Paul writes:
Dear Aaron Hill,
I am so sorry that this terrible tragedy has happened to you. I am at a loss for words. I don’t know you, but my heart goes out to you and your loved ones. Our door is always open to you and your family. Come out to LA and get away from it all and take a break. Let us take you to Disneyland or something. Our treat. Just let me know when it is good for you. Keep your head up.
The Breaking Bad star attached the hashtag #JusticeForAaron when he posted the image of the letter on Twitter.
Additionally Paul spoke out against Hill’s attacker Andrew Wheeler.
Andrew Wheeler you are a psycho. Do you feel more like a man now? Everyone filming and letting this happen are also psycho #JusticeForAaron
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) August 16, 2014
This isn’t the first time Aaron has expressed his thoughts on Twitter. The actor also spoke out against SeaWorld as well.
Dear @SeaWorld, You are terrible. Sincerely, Everyone who actually cares about living creatures. Release your slaves.
— Aaron Paul (@aaronpaul_8) July 31, 2014
As for Aaron Hill many have used the hashtags “JusticeForAaronHill” to stand behind the teen in solidarity.
— #ISpeakOutBecause (@ISpeakOut_) August 18, 2014
#JusticeForAaronHill an autistic 16 yr old boy who got beat up by 18 year old Andrew Wheeler.
— Yay-Lum (@YeilemFonts) August 16, 2014
— Courtney (@AllHaleQueenLuc) August 18, 2014
— StandUpComedyFan (@SUCLFan) August 18, 2014
According to police officials, Aaron suffered multiple facial contusions, a concussion, and a sprained neck. Since his beating Andrew Wheeler has been arrested and charged with, “child abuse without great harm.”
Aaron Hill’s brutal attack is below, but be warned it’s extremely graphic.
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