< img src=" https://kome-suki.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/tyler-butler-figueroa-slays-americas-got-talent-with-violin-skills.jpg" class=" ff-og-image-inserted"/ > Tyler Butler-Figueroa got cancer and was tortured in school for it. But after a show-stopping efficiency on Tuesday night’s “America’s Got Skill,” the 11-year-old violinist from North Carolina made the ultimate repayment– from judge Simon Cowell, no less.
” I would like to say something in your place to the bullies,” the infamously vital British judge stated, in the past hitting the Golden Buzzer– immediately sending Tyler directly to the live shows.
” I feel happy,” Tyler stated, with tears streaming down his face and the whole theater on their feet, amidst a golden confetti.
Tyler was only 4 when he was diagnosed with leukemia. “One day we were out to dinner, and I believed, ‘Something does not look best with Tyler,'” his mother stated. “He looked kinda pale. So a mother’s instinct said, let me get him to the emergency room.” Blood work validated her kid had cancer in his blood. “It was the worst day of my life.”
Tyler was treated with chemotherapy, causing him to lose his hair. “I was unfortunate and embarrassed,” he said.” [The bullies] would spread rumors to state that my cancer was contagious and they all wished to stay away from me.”
Something miraculous occurred when Tyler turned 7: he found the violin. There was a leaflet for after-school lessons, and Tyler begged his mommy if he might do it. “However nobody in our family plays an instrument … and the violin,” she asked. Tyler kept practicing in his bedroom, and his mother saw the “sunlight” return to her bullied son. “Oh my God, I got my child back!”
” When I play the violin, it makes me ignore the bad things,” he states. “I didn’t wish to just be the Kid with Cancer– so now I’m the Kid who Plays the Violin.”
Upon striking the phase, judge Julianne Hough marveled at his shiny tennis shoes. Once Tyler began playing his performance of Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger,” it was less about his shoes and more about his jaw-dropping talent. The efficiency got him a standing-O, and all Cowell might say was, “Wow. Wow. Wow.” Hough commended him for “taking something that is among the hardest things you’ll ever need to go through, and turning it around and finding something that brings you pleasure.”
Cowell asked Tyler for an upgrade. Fortunately is he’s remained in remission for nearly 4 years. “You know what you are is a remarkable boy,” Cowell said. “We hear a lot of stories about being bullied. However I can inform you something: The majority of people are bullied since they are better than the people who bully them.”
And that’s when Simon send his “golden” message to Tyler’s tormentors.
Tyler’s audition has already acquired 4.8 million views on YouTube since Wednesday morning. He’ll square off against fellow viral experience, Kodi Lee, in the live rounds.
After the broadcast, the “AGT” team took to Twitter to sing Tyler’s applauds.
“This violinist left me speechless,” judge Howie Mandel tweeted. “Congratulations bud.”
Judge Gabrielle Union also tweeted to “@TButlerFigueroa: you are as real as they come. A true star and I am so in wonder of your immense skill. Bullies, bye. #agt.”