- "Thanks for the lift"
- ― Courtney Crimsen greeting Hannah Baker as she gets into Hannah's car.
Courtney Crimsen is known as the popular, perfect girl at school. She's respected and admired by everyone at school, including Hannah, but she turns out to be a very manipulative, sneaky girl. She becomes number five on Hannah's list after her actions toward Hannah.
After helping Hannah expose Tyler as a Peeping Tom, she spread rumors that Hannah has sex paraphernalia in her bedroom drawers. She betrayed Hannah again and again, and made Hannah doubt her ability to make "real" friends.
Personality and Traits
"No one can resist her, and she flirts with everyone"
-Clay Jensen describing Courtney Crimsen
Hannah, during her first year at school, admired Courtney but never talked to her. However, upon realizing that there was a "Peeping Tom" taking pictures of her through her window, she decided she needed to tell someone about it. In class the next day, she told Courtney, and expected her to be shocked and insistent that she call the police. Instead, Courtney refers to the incident as "sexy", and asks Hannah to tell her if it occurs again.one day in class, Hannah told her that she thought someone was being a peeping tom.