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Teen Bullied for Loving Ballet Gives Mesmerizing Performance


A real-life Billy Elliot story

14-year-old Jack Higgins gave a stunning performance on Britain's Got Talent. But plies aside, the teenager confessed to being bullied in school: "People was calling me names. Getting bullied, saying I was gay and I danced like a girl and ballet was for girls."

But after he danced to Great Big World's supper emosh ballad, "Say Something (I'm Giving Up on You)," Simon Cowell gave Higgins some heartfelt advice: "You know the one thing that bullies don't like? They don't like it when you do well. I can see how hard you've worked for this moment and I congratulate you Jack."

Dance on Jack 'Billy Elliot' Higgins! Watch below:

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