(Meredith/CNN) - Hugh Jackman recorded a special video message in support of a 9-year-old boy who broke down in tears and said he wanted to die after a bullying incident at school.

Yarraka Bayles posted a heartbreaking Facebook Live video of her son, Quaden, sobbing uncontrollably in the back of her car. At one point he looked at the camera and said: "Give me a knife, I want to kill myself."

In the video, Bayles said her son had previously attempted suicide. She shared the clip to raise awareness about the impact of bullying. 

"This is what bullying does," she said in the video. "Can you please educate your children, your families, your friends?"

The video has been viewed more than 20 million times since it was posted on Tuesday, with Bayles receiving a massive outpouring of support from around the world, according to CNN affiliate Seven News.

Among them is Australian actor Hugh Jackman. He posted a video message to Twitter telling Bayles: "No matter what, you've got a friend in me."

"Quaden, you are stronger than you know, mate," Jackman said. "Everyone, let's just please be kind to each other. Bullying is not OK, period."

Go-Fund Me page set up by US comedian Brad Williams has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars  -- and he's using the money to send Bayles and his mother to Disneyland in California.

"This isn't just for Quaden, this is for anyone who has been bullied in their lives and told they weren't good enough," Williams said on the fundraising page. "Let's show Quaden and others that there is good in the world and they are worthy of it."

Bayles, who was born with a condition called achondroplasia dwarfism, is the face of Stand Tall 4 Dwarfism, a charity set up by his mother to raise awareness and stop bullying, according to Seven News.

He has reportedly undergone multiple operations and has been bulled in the past.

Williams, who also lives with achondroplasia, said on Twitter that he was "speechless" with the amount of donations received, which included air tickets for Bayles and his mom to go to Disneyland.

Bayles also has the support of the National Rugby League's Indigenous All-Stars team. The youngster will lead the team out before Saturday's NRL pre-season match against the Maori All-Stars in Queensland's Gold Coast.

"Just want to wish you all the best brother. We know you're going through a hard time right now but the boys are here, we've got your back. We're here to support you, bud," Indigenous All-Stars fullback Latrell Mitchell said.

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