Prom Date Reacts to Depiction in Woman’s Controversial Essay

The young woman at the center of an online essay is speaking out after her former prom date’s fiance penned a provocative letter that has gone viral. Victoria Higgins, 22, a Missouri State University senior, writes a weekly column for The Odyssey, a website that posts blogs targeted to various colleges and universities. The bride-to-be wrote a recent essay about her fiancee, Brandon, with the headline: “You May Have Worn the Prom Dress with Him, But I Get to Wear the Wedding Dress.”