A former child model, who was once the face of an iconic Australian hat brand, killed herself because she couldn’t take being hounded by cyber-bullies anymore, her family said.
Amy “Dolly” Everett, who was 8 when she starred in an ad campaign for Akubra, was 14 when she committed suicide, her family announced Sunday.
“Doll had the strength to do what she thought she had to do to escape the evil in this world,” her father, Tick Everett, wrote on Facebook. “However, unfortunately, Dolly will never know the great pain and emptiness left behind.”
The grieving dad then invited the people who’d tormented his “precious little angel” to a service in her honor so that they could “witness the complete devastation” they created.
He then urged people to stop bullies and bullying so that Dolly’s life “will not be wasted.”
On Wednesday, the family said they would start a trust called Dolly’s Dream aimed