To make matters worse, it felt as if the entire school was in on the so-called joke. Apparently, some of her fellow students even pointed and laughed at her in the corridors. Others seemingly took great delight in telling her that a boy who was also nominated dropped out for fear of being associated with her.
Understandably, the prank left Whitney utterly heartbroken. In fact, the teenager returned home that night and fell into a pit of despair. She cried the night away and even considered taking her own life right then and there, according to CNN.