In today’s day and age, teenagers are often castigated for being a little too obnoxious with their demands. Not that all teens are like this, but for sure, there are those that feel entitled to have everything they want and will try to through crazy lengths to get it.

Take this 17-year old Florida teenager, for example. In her determined and desperate attempt to buy a car, she ended up pistol-whipping her mother and forced her to drive at gunpoint to a Nissan dealership in Fort Myers, Florida.

When the teenager went to the Sutherlan Nissan dealership and was told that she needed a co-signer to be able to buy a used 350Z, the teenager asked her mother if she could co-sign the papers for the car. When the mother said no, she pulled out the gun and threatened her mother.

Needless to say, the young girl didn’t get the car and is now being detained at a juvenile detention center. As any mother would want to protect their child, the mother of this crazy teen refused to press charges against her daughter out of fear that it would be frowned upon by some Ivy League universities that have apparently accepted her.

The police, however, arrested her anyway upon learning that the gun she used to threaten her mother was stolen last year and she was not charged in that particular crime.

Just goes to show that what goes around, certainly comes around. Poor mom.


Source: Associated Press

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  (328) posted on 09.5.2011

I really don’t know what’s going on but I think this is just a sort of a heart-to-heart talk between the parent and kid.

  (342) posted on 09.5.2011

yeah, for a 17-year old I think this teenager is aware of what he is doing. I was thinking if this is a sort of rebel or what?

  (570) posted on 05.19.2011

That would be a nice suggestion. Her daughter is already teens so most probably
it will insist to ask help from psychiatrist. Talk would be a great solution.

  (466) posted on 05.19.2011

Its the parents duty to discipline their kid and a professional help would be the last option. I think it would be better if she talk to her daughter sincerely and avoid to blame the kid for just what happened.

  (676) posted on 04.26.2011

I think the parent should be responsible for the action of his daughter. It seems that youngster nowadays has been so obnoxious.

  (613) posted on 04.26.2011

Well, this is not definitely the good way to ask for something. I think the parent should let her daughter see a psychiatrist.

  (570) posted on 04.12.2011

maybe the kid is a spoiled brat or something that’s why she act that way when her mom doesn’t give her what he wants! This is a threatening situation for family!

  (477) posted on 04.12.2011

Most probably, this is not the proper way to ask for something. The parent should be responsible for the behavior of her kids! She should discipline her strictly!

  (534) posted on 04.8.2011

Well, this one should definitely be lesson learned about pampering your kids too much. Parents should know when to set limits in giving their kids what they want.

  (368) posted on 04.7.2011

Well, we might never know if she was indeed on drugs during that time. But her actions alone already warrant a visit to a psychiatrist and some time in a juvenile facility.

  (579) posted on 04.6.2011

This is alarming. I don’t want to speculate that this kid is using drugs or something for her to behave that way. I agree on you Robertborris, they need a counseling especially the kid.

  (612) posted on 04.6.2011

Tsk, I really don’t get why the kid is so obsessed with the car. Sure it’s a 350Z, but the way she acted, it seemed that it was a matter of life and death for her to get the car.

  (460) posted on 04.5.2011

I think both the mom and the kid need to be brought to a psychologist. It seems that the mom pampered the kid way too much for her to act that way.

  (340) posted on 04.5.2011

Well, because of the incident, she ain’t going to any Ivy League school anytime soon. Pur girl just destroyed here future over a used car.

  (377) posted on 04.4.2011

That’s definitely not the right proper way of asking something. That teenage girl is kind of crazy, she shouldn’t act that way. Her mother should bring her daughter to a psychologist.

  (25) posted on 04.4.2011

The high profile life among friends and society are urging teens to set higher priorities to themselves and to force their parents to live up to them. Teenage is the most complex phase of life and parents should be very careful in molding their thoughts and character.

  (20) posted on 04.4.2011

All that for a car? And mom is worried about her daughters chances of getting into an Ivy League school. Nice priorities.

I see in the girls future: found guilty of a federal crime (yes, possession of a stolen gun is a federal crime) and sentenced to 5 years probation; reversal of her acceptance into the Ivy League schools; and a new profession as a exotic dancer when she turns 18.

All that for a used 350Z.

  (2) posted on 04.4.2011

Oh dear, think we have a potential sociopath here...!

What about those other poor kids at that ivy league college that has to suffer her?

Think they need to be protected and her identity has to be revealed!

  (461) posted on 04.4.2011

So what gives? Why is that kid too crazy about getting her own car? She probably don’t even have the money for the downpayment and yet she has the nerves.

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