"America's Got Talent" is getting support from Ohioans and people from around the world.
Jane Marczewski, who goes by Nightbirde, announced on Aug. 2 that she will leave the competition due to declining health.
The 30-year-old woman from Zanesville is in her third bout with cancer.
Her tear-jerking performance made her a viral sensation, earning her a golden buzzer from judge Simon Cowell.
But Marczewski said on social media that her health has taken a "turn for the worse," forcing her to withdraw from the NBC competition.
During Wednesday's AGT results show, Marczewski appeared via video chat to give an update and thank her supporters.
You can watch the video of her virtual chat in the tweet below:
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Wishing nothing but the best to our very own, @_nightbirde. We're with you always! ✨ https://t.co/6GVJctb55F— America’s Got Talent (@AGT) August 12, 2021
AGT host Terry Crews started the chat by telling Nightbirde that it was so good to see her and he also reminded the public that her golden buzzer audition has been viewed over 200 million times. Her audition was to her own song called "It's OK." Marczewski said she wrote the song in the middle of the night when she needed to hear the words so badly.
Judge Howie Mandel told Marczewski that the entire world is suffering adversity right now and he feels Marczewski is the "poster woman for courage in the face of adversity, for poise, for beauty and for fight."
Simon Cowell said he and Marczewski have spoken a few times along her journey and said he feels her decision to leave the show was justified because her health is her priority right now.
"I know the last time we spoke you actually said you feel like you let people down. Well I just want to say on behalf of all of us, you haven't let anyone down," Cowell said to Marczewski. "Even though you haven't competed, you've already won."
Cowell said Nightbirde's courage has inspired so many people.
"The most important thing is your wellbeing and your health and your recovery. On behalf of all of us here, we're sending you our love, our prayers and we can't wait to see you again soon," Cowell said.
Cowell thanked Marczewski for auditioning for the show and for singing such a beautiful song. At this point, the judge was fighting back tears and could not finish his sentence.
Marczewski thanked everyone for allowing her to share her story.
"I think we're witnessing such a beautiful picture of the human spirit and the triumph of the human spirit," Marczewski said. "I think it's restored my faith in humanity a whole lot to see people come together just over the fact that we all hurt, we all suffer and well all have the potential to overcome."
According to Marczewski, her journey on AGT and getting to share her song with the world has been the most beautiful thing that's ever happened to her.
Marczewski created a GoFundMe to raise some funds to help pay for the cancer treatments she said are not covered by her insurance.
"It pains me to ask again for money, but I ask as Moses did when he needed water, and he spoke to the rock; as the friend banging on his neighbor’s door asking for bread in the night. Not because I am entitled to your help, but because I desperately need it," she wrote in the GoFundMe's description.
So far over 7,000 donors have donated more than $437,600 to Marczewski's GoFundMe.
"Thank you for all your support, it means the world to me. Stay with me, I’ll be better soon. I’m planning my future, not my legacy. Pretty beat up, but I’ve still got dreams," Marczewski wrote.