Yeah she probably didn't exist.

I remember feeling like a cynical asshole when it first came around because immediately it felt "off" to me.

It seems I'm not the only one who thought something wasn't right, and they investigated it rather fully.

https://medium.com/medium-long/c5...

Honestly, its still not conclusive, but there's enough weirdness and lack of evidence for me. With my experience with real life catfish, this just stinks of fish to me.