Such uncouth behavior undoubtedly arises from lack of parental guidance. Or because the kid in question is just plain stupid. Normal kids from good families don't have a rebellious, angsty stage.
"I can do whatever I want!"
"I want my freedom!"
"I'm killing myself!"
"You can't control me!"
"I'm like, so totally depressed and stuff."
"It's just a little pot!"
"I am really depressed man my parent died and nobody is helping"
Teen (usually a popular kid) who likes to think they have it rough due to teen angst:
"Man, nobody gets me I hate my parents bla...bla...bla..."
2: And guess what! Nobody cares what you think, jackass.
"Mommy made me wash the dishes so I'm going to kill myself."
"I had to do homework tonight...I have it so hard."
Yes it sells records, books, movies.
It's why Simple Plan skyrocketed to the level they're at.
You can listen and find comfort in the lyrics
Or complain and listen to a local band with the same basic message. Just as long as you understand it all has the same basis: angst
Get over it
"I listen to Simple Plan to get over that"
"Ewww no, I'd rather listen to Dashboard"
"I love them too"
My dad says I display homosexual tendencies and says it's because I'm full of teen angst... and faggotry.