Blackpool schoolgirl Lucy Lusted (16) was last night voted Scowling Teen of the Year by teen mag Sulk. Editor Belinda Bowles (18) said the judges were ‘blown away by Lucy’s superior sideways scowl and rapid resentment response whenever her parents suggested something unpalatable – which is most of the time.’
Contestants were shown photographs of real-life situations and their reaction recorded. ‘Lucy did particularly well when confronted with Teen on Holiday with Elderly Parents, said Miss Bowles, ‘and Mother Buys Dress Similar to Teen Daughter produced the winning scowl along with a look to kill from Lucy to die for.’
Miss Bowles said that when Lucy was informed of her success she said, ‘Whatever’ and stormed off upstairs to her room.