Source: Fox Baltimore
A Baltimore teen who dressed as her once-idol, Rihanna, for a Hollywood themed prom has been the target of cyberbullying, including two mocking tweets from the music star herself. Sixteen-year-old Alexis Carter knew she would turn heads when she decided on a caped crusader-style prom outfit, one which was modeled after an outfit worn by Rihanna. “I was like, ‘Oh my God, I love this outfit, I wanna go with this outfit let me go show my mom,’ and I was like, ‘Mom, mom, mom, I wanna wear this, it’s cool, I love it, oh my god.’”
“Everybody was saying, ‘Oh my god, I love it, it looks nice your body looks good it’s different,’” Alexis said.
But the next day photos of some of her poses in the outfit began to spread on social media. On Twitter, the hashtag #PromBat began to trend, complete with altered photographs, mocking the young girl’s outfit.
But what was, perhaps, most disturbing to Alexis was a tweet from her now former idol, Rihanna, who posted a photo of herself wearing the dress (with caption “IG”) alongside a photo of Alexis in her dress (with caption “Real Life”) and a sad face.
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