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Guy Gets Suspended After Wearing Fake Bomb In Worst Promposal Ever


This is one promposal that hopefully won't be repeated.

In a misguided attempt at humor, one 18-year-old student strapped a fake bomb around his waist to ask a girl to prom.

Ibrahim Ahmad said of his practical joke,

According to officials at La Center High School, during lunchtime, Ahmad took to the cafeteria's stage wearing a paintball vest adorned with red tubes and wire made to look like bombs and held up a sign that read:

He explains,

Though officials confirmed the prop was not a legitimate weapon, the district decided to “make an example” out of Ahmad's questionable behavior and suspended him for five days, making him unable to attend prom.

Superintendent Mark Mansell said,

And though cell phone footage shows students laughing at the prank, Mansell insists,

Ahmad, on the other hand, believes the school's reaction is racially motivated.

He claims,

Whether that's true or not, the fact remains: Poking fun at terrorism is in extremely bad taste. Hopefully next time Ahmad asks a lady out, he leaves the weapons -- real and fake -- at home.

Citations: Students prom proposal bombs results in suspension (The Columbian )