Sharkeisha Victim Sharmichael Manuel: Humiliated, Embarrassed, Hurt By Video!

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Sharkeisha victim Sharmichael Manuel, the unsuspecting girl on the receiving end of the sucker punch heard 'round the Internet, is breaking her silence.

Manuel, 17, told KHOU-TV in Houston that she was set up to receive the savage beating on video, and was astounded when her former friend struck.

The video of Sharmichael getting laid out by Sharkeisha last month went viral on Instagram on Twitter, where it was removed for terms of use violations.

It remains online elsewhere, however, and the Cypress Creek High School (Tex.) senior is far from pleased about it, saying the notoreity adds insult to injury.

She says she was ambushed November 19 after being led to an apartment complex under false pretenses, believing she was picking up some belongings.

Instead she was straight up pummeled by Sharkeisha (below).

The video, recorded with a phone, shows 16-year-old Sharkeisha talking to Manuel, then out of nowhere, blindsiding her with a sucker punch to the face.

The victim crumpled to the ground, while Sharkeisha kept wailing on Manuel with uppercuts and even a brutal kick to the face before bystanders intervene.

“I was just in shock. I was like oh my God. Did she really do this? You’re supposed to be my close friend,” Manuel said. “We were talking in school earlier that day."

"She made it seem like there was nothing wrong."

The fight broke out over a boy, Manuel told the news site, and after Sharkeisha finished the assault, a neighbor drove the battered teenager home.

Manuel was left dazed, with a black eye and a busted lip. She hasn’t returned to school since the attack and now has trouble seeing out of her eye.

“It is hurting and crushing to me,” Manuel said in her interview.

“I felt humiliated, embarrassed and hurt at the same time.”

The physical pain was just the beginning for her, too.

Sharkeisha has become a viral star, with many praising her attack (or at least enjoying the act of watching it), and for the victim, that's the real tragedy.

Manuel's mother, Olevia Henderson, told KHOU:

“The video just keeps going and going. They’re making jokes, and they’re taunting. They’re glorifying Sharkeisha, but they’re taunting my daughter.”

“I was in the grocery store ... the baggers were just laughing and talking about it. I said, 'That’s my daughter in that video,' and their whole expression changed.”

As the video gained traction on social media, users made “Sharkeisha” a national trending topic and memes of the assault were shared incessantly.

Rumors even began to circulate early on that beating victim Manuel, who wasn’t yet identified at that point, had committed suicide. Not the case.

Henderson informed their school’s assistant principal, but was told there was nothing that could be done since it didn’t take place on school grounds.

She has, however, that a report was filed with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, though it's unclear if any action has been taken against the assailant.

Sharkeisha: Should she be prosecuted?

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sharkeisha is vile and should definitely be prosecuted. the people who taped it should also be prosecuted. unfortunately, they will likely be treated leniently which will teach others that they can get away with something like this. that sharkeisha bitch will get hers one way or the other though sharmichael is a beautiful sweet girl - it is so obvious even from the vid that she is soft-spoken and calm and carries herself well 'cause she didn't even want to fight. it broke my heart to see that done to her. I admire her a lot for the way she's handled everything. she should keep her head up and not let this define or get to her. maybe start a support group for other survivors of bullying and just concentrate on enjoying her life and bettering herself 'cause she is an amazing girl. it's obvious sharkeisha and those other girls were jealous of her - that's the main reason why girls bully others - jealousy to the mom, it's not about you. just continue to support your daughter and don't turn it into a "oh whoa is me" pity party for yourself

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I hope you die reese... youre wrong for your comments.... the world would be a better place without faggot ass reese.. youre lucky punk i would whup your bitch ass

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I can see Sharmichael continuing her education and Sharkeisha sitting back having baby after baby collecting all types of assistance and going no where in life. Its sad and regardless of their names (which i see they are being judged by) Sharmichael will go far in life. Unfortunately she was a victim of something being done to her by a so called friend and it was publicized for all to see. However, i wish this young lady luck in life and although i wish nothing bad on anyone, if this Sharkeisha chick is acting like this now at this age, she wont be getting anything out of life except pregnant and public assistance!!!!!

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Black people! SMDH ... Why do they always act so stank and ghetto regardless of demographics or whatever part of the world they're in ... seriously! Then they complain the US government owe them shit, if you wouldn't be so ghetto, maybe society would actually accept you people

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@ Rhonda

Totally agree w u

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@ Rhonda

Wow how racist of you!!!

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@ Kinsha

@Rhonda really are you black haven't seen to many white Rhonda's... and "blacks" are not the only culture that do sneak attacks, whether physical or mental. Have you looked at insane fights on FB full of all cultures starting shit. I really dislike God put a hole in everyone's face to speak out of...

Crystal maskell carey

Here is what I see, I see a little girl who waits until the girl isn't looking and hits her. Her friends shouldn't have been filming it. Sharky what the fuck ever should keep her legs closed, and worry about her jealousy issues, oh and her obvious fear of a fair fight.

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This is a problem in black society. Any race, actually. Poverty really breeds ignorance. They must be poor and ignorant. Yes, their names are stupid and that says it all because they sound real ghetto.

Kathyria ojeda

ppl fighting for bull sh*t reason like over a man or stupid other things estead of settling it in a mature way yes ppl makes mistakes but that girl didn't deserve that over a guy like really if she was a really good friend to her then she would have done the right way and drop them both and never speak to them again other then that her action was uncalled for and very ghetto and I say this I think ghetto ppl is retarded period. And I want to add is posting it on YouTube or any other site is no better as well . Getting reaction or attention from other ppl is just plain stupid . I hope all the girls that was involved Goes to jail and doing hard time and think about what they all did or set her up .

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C'mon human beings, It is not a black people thing!!!! Its just the black people videos that get publicized...All other races do the same thing to.their kind.... I am in no way saying this is a good thing but this could have turned out way uglier. In no way do I applaud this at all but I am glad they (well sharkiesha) used her fist and not a weapon to.kill the girl... like I said I.don't support. This fight in anyway shape or form, I think it is ridiculous for the young girls to he fighting about having sex with a male as young as they are.. It is the result of theenvironment they are being raised in .... not because the color of their skin taught them.... I am not ashamed to be a black person because these videos of the people the same race/ color as me don't represent me I know I am above this video so to say that this is a Black people thing, no your're wrong, its has nothing to do with race

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C'mon human beings, It is not a black people thing!!!! Its just the black people videos that get publicized...All other races do the same thing to.their kind.... I am in no way saying this is a good thing but this could have turned out way uglier. In no way do I applaud this at all but I am glad they (well sharkiesha) used her fist and not a weapon to.kill the girl... like I said I.don't support. This fight in anyway shape or form, I think it is ridiculous for the young girls to he fighting about having sex with a male as young as they are.. It is the result of theenvironment they are being raised in .... not because the color of their skin taught them.... I am not ashamed to be a black person because these videos of the people the same race/ color as me don't represent me I know I am above this video so to say that this is a Black people thing, no your're wrong, its has nothing to do with race

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C'mon human beings, It is not a black people thing!!!! Its just the black people videos that get publicized...All other races do the same thing to.their kind.... I am in no way saying this is a good thing but this could have turned out way uglier. In no way do I applaud this at all but I am glad they (well sharkiesha) used her fist and not a weapon to.kill the girl... like I said I.don't support. This fight in anyway shape or form, I think it is ridiculous for the young girls to he fighting about having sex with a male as young as they are.. It is the result of theenvironment they are being raised in .... not because the color of their skin taught them.... I am not ashamed to be a black person because these videos of the people the same race/ color as me don't represent me I know I am above this video so to say that this is a Black people thing, no your're wrong, its has nothing to do with race