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This Girl's April Fools' Day Prank On Her Boyfriend Totally Backfired

"I don't want to be with you anymore," she texted him.

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Hayleigh McBay, a 17-year-old from Scotland, decided to play a slightly cruel April Fools' Day prank on her boyfriend, David.


She messaged him on WhatsApp that she had decided to break up with him...but it didn't quite go according to plan:

Her tweet on the prank fail went viral, getting thousands of retweets by Wednesday afternoon and being picked up by outlets all over the web.

@chelseagibsonX my five minutes of fame 😭😂


Luckily, the teen followed up that her boyfriend was just giving her a taste of her own medicine.

Gotcha!

just to clarify me and David did not plan that but he guessed it was April fools so jokingly replied, sad that I have to specify that lmao


An April Fools' Day lesson for us all.

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Hayleigh for comment on her backfired prank.