Courtney Stodden: 1. Facebook: 0.
The social networking site has reinstated the teen bride's Facebook privileges after months of sporadically denying her access and shutting down her fan page for so-called "inappropriate sexual conduct."
And guess what? A rep for the online behemoth says it was all a mistake!
"This page was removed in error and has been restored," Facebook said in a statement to E! News. "We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused."
Courtney's mom, who suspected that a horde of catty women—the same ones who wrote nasty things like "slut" on the 17-year-old's wall—were flagging her daughter's page out of jealousy. Too many "report this page" notices, and Facebook takes you down.
So you can imagine she's quite pleased with the resolution.
"We're happy that it was finally addressed, as I'm sure many others have dealt with similar abuse and didn't know they could do anything about it," Stodden's mother, Krista Keller, tells E! News. "Maybe Facebook can look at the cyberbullying and do something more proactive about it.
"Putting a stop to cyber bullying is something Courtney is very involved in. She's happy something was done!"
Well, with a public Facebook page comes the chance that people will post hateful comments, so we hope that Courtney doesn't end up sorry that she got her online-hobnobbing privileges back.
And, for the record, Courtney and her mom never blamed Mark Zuckerberg himself for the problem.
"We always felt it was happening in the lower level somewhere," Keller says. "We have the utmost respect for Facebook and Mark!"