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Rebecca Black says she left O.C. school because of bullying

August 11, 2011 |  4:00 am

Rebecca Black's music video "Friday" has logged more than 100 million YouTube views.

Rebecca Black, the Anaheim Hills teenager who garnered fame for her Internet video "Friday," said she had to leave her Orange County school because she was being bullied by other students.

In an interview on ABC's "Nightline," Black and her mother said the taunts were becoming so intense they decided she would be home-schooled instead.

 "When I walk by they'll start singing 'Friday' in a really nasally voice," Black, 14, told ABC. "Or, you know, they'll be like, 'Oh hey, Rebecca, guess what day it is?' "

Added her mother, Georgina Marquez, during the interview: "She certainly did not need that kind of pressure."


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Photo: Rebecca Black. Credit: KTLA-TV Channel 5