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The conflict between Holly J. Sinclair and Derek Haig began in Season 7 of Degrassi: The Next Generation

Conflict History[]


Holly J. and Derek formed a dislike of each other early on in Season 7. Due to both of them at the time being disliked by the most of the student body, they never missed a chance to mess with each other.

Season 7[]

In Jessie's Girl, Holly J. insults Derek by calling him ugly.

In Ladies' Night, Derek along with Danny and Jane are shown making fun of Holly J. for eating a cookie during the fast, since Anya MacPherson secretly turned on a webcam to show everyone.

Season 8[]

In Uptown Girl, when Holly J. confronts Danny, Derek goes behind Holly J. and mocks her.

In Fight the Power, when Jane became a part of the Degrassi Football Team, Holly J. defended her when the guys were making fun of her. When Danny, Derek, Bruce and Riley Stavros were wearing offensive shirts with the phrase 'Sorry I dropped the ball, it's my time of the month' and Derek showed them to Jane. Holly J., Mia and other Power Squad members come in and stick up for her by telling them to take the shirts off. Derek replies that she likes it when he takes his shirt off, and Holly J. responds that she doesn't know what's worse, the shirts or Derek shirtless.

In Didn't We Almost Have It All, Derek and Holly J. are in the same art class.

In Money for Nothing, Derek and Bruce were at The Dot, After Derek Haig insults Holly J. because she was not quick to give him his order, she pours his drink on him, causing Spinner to fire her.

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Derek is in the online "I Hate Holly J." group started by Alli.

In Heat of the Moment, Holly J. walks up to Johnny who stands with Bruce and Derek and confronts him about dating Alli. When Alli is looking online at the page she created, she sees Derek as one of the members. He writes "need to start a new group... how to get holly j out of degrassi". Later, when Bruce the Moose led the cafeteria in chanting "I Hate Holly J.", Derek joins in. After this, Alli and Clare see he wrote "want to strangle her? i'll bring the rope" on the page. He later walks up to Alli Bhandari, Holly J., and Anya, and says he brought some rope as he holds it up and laughs.

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In The Curse of Degrassi, Mia Jones is angry that Holly J. is taking so long to get the raffle tickets, and she says Holly J. is just going to take credit for all their work. Jane Vaughn and Danny Van Zandt tell her to calm down, and Derek decides to go looking for her. Derek and Sav Bhandari manage to make fun of Holly J.'s ponytail, but Sav becomes whipped when he realizes that he made fun of Anya MacPherson as well. Holly J. has apparently already been raffled. She is standing in the middle of the hallway, a complete mess, and the lights are going crazy. They become normal again when Derek walks in, however. Derek tells Holly J. everyone is mad at her for being a lazy princess, to which Holly J. replies, "You're the princess." Derek laughs at her comeback, and Holly J. asks him if he enjoys picking on the weak. Derek fakes a compliment, but is scared when Holly J.'s eyes turn pitch black. Derek cries out in pain when Holly J. lifts him up by his neck and begins to strangle him. He begs to be let go, but Holly J., snaps, in Rick Murray's voice, "I told you not to call me that. My name is Rick."