While Deadpool was held in Crossmore Institution in England, Dr. Whitby offered to help him. She soon after helped him escape from the institution and confessed her love for him, but he wouldn't accept her. Deadpool then discovered she had his dismembered body parts in her refrigerator and also she was planning to kill the warden of Crossmore Institution. Deadpool then made his own plan to kill then warden with explosive tea that would explode when in contact with heat. Unbeknownst to Deadpool, Whitby was in the facility when the explosives were set and she was caught in the explosion which damaged her body. Ellen survived the explosion and confronted Deadpool at her house while he was dumping his dismembered body parts. Deadpool then told her he was in love with someone else, but due to her instability the news caused her to shoot herself.