Bullies Continue To Taunt Gay Teen Who Committed Suicide

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You might think that the people who bullied 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer with comments like "JAMIE IS STUPID, GAY, FAT ANND UGLY. HE MUST DIE!" are completely ashamed of themselves now that Jamey committed suicide. However, you'd be wrong. The problem is you're thinking like someone who isn't utterly disgusting.

In an appearance on the Today show, Jamey's parents, Tracy and Tim, revealed that bullies were celebrating his death at a dance his sister attended. Tracy says:

"She was having a great time, and all of a sudden a Lady Gaga song came on, and they all started chanting for Jamey, all his friends. Then the bullies that put him into this situation started chanting, ‘You're better off dead!' ‘We're glad you're dead!' and things like that. My daughter came home all upset. It was supposed to be a time for her to grieve and have fun with her friends, and it turned into bullying even after he's gone.''

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Tim adds, "I can't grasp it in my mind ... I don't know why anyone would do that. They have no heart, that's basically what it comes down to.'' You can watch the full interview below ... then curl into a ball and weep for humanity.

Earlier: Bullied Teen Who Made "It Gets Better" Video Commits Suicide

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And this is why I punched my bully in the face when she would not stop tormenting me.

I know corporal punishment isn't really the best way to correct bad behavior, but let's face it: empathy and sensitivity doesn't work for everyone... some people just need to have their asses kicked to "get it". These kids seem to fit that definition.