Paul Rudd Befriends Bullied Kid Whose Classmates Wouldn’t Sign His Yearbook

By Samantha in Feel Good On 2nd January 2023

Paul Rudd is well known as the nice dude in Hollywood. But his exchange with a 12-year-old some time back shows the real nature of the actor. 

At the beginning of 2022, Cassandra Ridder accidentally helped her son, Brody, go viral after her son came back home from school with an empty yearbook that the majority of his classmates refused to sign. The heartbroken mother in a parenting Facebook, prompting several high school students who caught wind of the sad tale to organize their friends to come to sign his yearbook during class.


Not only this, but as the story went viral, it also prompted strangers, including Rudd, from around the world to reach out to show their support for the Ridders. 

The actor sent Brody a signed Ant-Man helmet and a personal note, reminding him, “it’s important to remember that even when life is tough that things get better.”

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“There are so many people that love you and think you’re the coolest kid there is— me being one of them!” he continued. “I can’t wait to see all the amazing things you’re going to accomplish.”

Rudd signed the letter “your pal,” and his mom says the two even FaceTimed and have been exchanging text messages.

Rudd’s gesture of kindness to a bullied kid has gone viral on social media over the past few months for all the reasons right. 

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The heartbroken mom wrote the post on social media


Paul Rudd gifted his Antman helmet to the bullied kid


Internet couldn't help but laud Rudd for his sweet and kind actions

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The two exchanged conversation on text messages too


A sweet note for the kid