Tuesday, Ryan posted about 90DayJane, the "movie-centric" blogger who had created a blog dedicated to her intent to commit suicide in 90 days. Wednesday afternoon, Gawker posted that the young woman, known as "90 Day Jane," had outed herself on her blog, saying the whole thing had been a "personal art piece" (that's "hoax" to you and me) saying in part:

I feel a massive sense of responsibility to my art, but more importantly the readers of this blog. My closeness to thi project must have made art seem like reality to many people. That is not a reaction that I expected nor can I morally justify. This is why my project, 90DayJane, will be taken down in the next few hours.

The folks at Gawker, bless their gawking little hearts, have preserved 90DayJane's final message to her fans and detractors for posterity (posted, fittingly enough, under their "Webtards" category), and you can read it in its entirety if you like. For me, the whole thing does kind of speak to the power of the internet for getting a message out there. 90DayJane was a hoax, but how much do you want to bet we're going to see a spate of "online documentaries" hoping to cash in on the (relative) success of her faux-suicide blog and videos?
categories Movies, Cinematical