Patrick Farve probably had no idea that when he got the guts to ask Miss America, Nina Davuluri, to prom, he’d soon be trending worldwide! The Pennsylvania high school senior went against the school’s wishes, got 3 days of suspension, and teens on twitter are not happy about it.
Patrick Farve, 18, gets cool points in our book for being bold enough to ask Nina Davuluri, 25, to prom during a question-and-answer session in front of his school in York, Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, Patrick was given 3 days of in school suspension for asking. The public responded in outrage on twitter and Miss America released a response of her own. Keep reading to learn what everyone had to say about his bold move!
Teen Suspended For Asking Miss America To Prom — Twitter Reacts
During the question-and-answer session Nina laughed, flattered by Patrick’s question, and his classmates applauded.
It’s one thing to have your student body behind you, but Patrick has gained support from people all over the world. Shortly after the news of his suspension, the hashtag, #FreePaty started trending and went global! It seems like everyone agrees that this punishment is a little harsh for the light-hearted deed.
Check out the many tweets from Patrick’s peers showing their support:
Shout out to that kid that asked ms America to prom #FreePatty
— Andres (@aesthetic_reps) April 20, 2014
You know it’s fame when Ellen comes into the picture #FreePatty
— Mackenzie (@Mackenzie_117) April 20, 2014
However, the majority of tweets are from an outraged public:
— Nicole DiPietro (@nikkykiki) April 20, 2014
CAN’T ASK PEOPLE TO PROM IF THE LAWS SAY YOU SHOULDN’T – 1ST AMENDMENT? #FreePatty
— Controversy (@Controversyatx) April 20, 2014
What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Did Patrick get what he had coming to him for breaking the rules? Or did the school react way too severely? Poll in and tell us what you think!
— Kindra Bailey