A New Jersey high school senior suffered an uncomfortable fate back in April when he chose to ask a girl to prom - in front of some 2,000 people - only to be rejected.

"I already have a date" the girl bleakly responded, and the crowd reacted accordingly.

While Patrick Smith may not have found a prom date in his first attempt, it's reported that he did manage to get back on his feet and find another date - that is, after his failure first went viral online.

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