Several celebrities are standing up against bullying in the wake of recent teen suicides. Joe Jonas wants teens to reach out to one another as opposed to bullying each other. In a brief video posted at Cambio.com, the Jonas Brothers member tells fans it's sad to see hate in our own country. The musician says, quote, "Reach out to those people that are sitting in the cafeteria by themselves...You should sit with them. You should talk to them, get to know them, because they're just like you."
"How I Met Your Mother" actor Neil Patrick Harris is also taking a stand. He promises those being bullied in school that "it gets better." He makes his comments in a video that he personally sent to MTV.com. Harris says, quote, "When you get older, you find that people are actually drawn to individuals with different points of view who are proud of who they are."
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has already spoken out about the death of Rutgers University student Tyler Clementi. The young man took his life last month after classmates allegedly posted video of him engaged in sexual activity with another man. DeGeneres says in a video posted at her website that she is "devastated" over his death and that teenage bullying is an "epidemic."