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CHICAGO, IL - JULY 31: J-Hope fans are seen during day 4 of Lollapalooza at Grant Park on July 31, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

This has to be one of the worst excuses to get out of work we’ve ever heard. Clearly this woman didn’t think this through.  18 year old Janya Williams worked Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival last weekend but apparently she didn’t feel like staying. Instead of just calling out sick or just leaving, she decided to sent her supervisor an anonymous message via TextNow that said “Mass shooting at 4pm location Lollapalooza. We have 150 targets.”  The supervisor called Chicago police who then contacted the FBI. It gets better (or worse). Janya actually created a Facebook account under “Ben Scott” and posted the message “Massive shooting at Lollapalooza Grant Park 6:00 p.m” which she screen shotted then sent to her supervisor. The FBI traced the TextNow message back to Williams’ IP address and iCloud. Janya ended up admitting to the threats “because she wanted to leave work early.” She was arrested for a felony of making a false terrorism threat.  She was booked and was being held on $50,000 bail.  To read more on the incident CLICK HERE