Tag: TikTok

Rude Celebrities TikTok

3. Justin Bieber: "I was dating a guy who was a dancer for him at the time, and he took me to a party Justin was at. I was a huge fan, and I worked up the courage to ask for a photo. He grabs my shoulder and goes, 'We're not doing that right now.' I understand. There's a time and a place. Fast forward, there's a photo booth at this party, and I'm taking cute pics of myself. He walks up to me and goes, 'Can you move? I wanna take a picture.'...

TikTok Is Fueling This Immense Night Market in Los Angeles

On another Saturday night on Artesian Street, an otherwise unassuming industrial block of Lincoln Heights, a crowd swells after the final bat swing at Dodger Stadium nearby. Smoke billows from beneath pop-up tents. The blare of car horns reverberates off warehouse walls, mixing with dance music and taqueros who shout order numbers to a swarm of customers. Masked-up families, teens, and TikTok superstars break between bites to dance in the middle of the street. It’s shoulder-to-shoulder through portions of the block, voices straining above the noise and eyes blinking against the harsh glow of...

Hailey Bieber On That Viral TikTok That Said She’s Rude

"I wish I didn't act that way towards her." “This is gonna be controversial," Julia said in the video. "I've met a handful of times and every time she was not nice. I really wanna like her but I have to give her like a 3.5 out of 10. Sorry!" Although Hailey later apologized in the comments section, she said she was actually bothered by the video when she first saw it. “I felt bad that that was her experience with me, but it made me kind of frustrated because you never know what...

See Jimmy Fallon Respond to Backlash Over Addison Rae’s TikTok Dances

After returning from a week-long vacation, Jimmy Fallon devoted a full segment of The Tonight Show to correcting his previous mistake surrounding TikTok dances. On Monday, April 5, Jimmy addressed backlash his show faced following a segment during its March 26 episode that featured TikTok personality Addison Rae performing eight dances popular on the social media platform. At the time, users on social media criticized The Tonight Show for failing to give on-air credit to the mostly Black creators of the dances.  "On our last show before break, we did a bit with Addison Rae where...

How TikTok put the Menendez brothers back in the spotlight

An army of teens have learned about a closed 1980s double homicide, and they think the convicted killers’ case deserves revisiting.  No member of Gen Z was alive to watch the high-profile court trial of Lyle and Erik Menendez’s 1989 murder of their parents play out in real time, but many young social-media users have recently discovered the sensational case during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, they’re taking to TikTok to express their dismay at Lyle and Erik’s life sentences, which they’ve been serving since their conviction in 1996. And of course, leave it to...

Addison Rae On The Jimmy Fallon TikTok Dance Backlash

"Hopefully one day we can all meet up and dance together." Much of the criticism focused on the fact that the segment was a missed opportunity to properly credit Black creators for the dances that white TikTok personalities like Rae have become famous for performing. Yesterday, Rae addressed the criticism while talking to TMZ, saying that Black creators "definitely deserve all the credit because they came up with all of these amazing trends." "I think they were all credited in the original YouTube posting, but it's kinda hard to credit during the show. But...

TikTok star Rochelle Hager killed in freak accident

Budding TikTok star Rochelle Hager has died after a freak accident in Maine. Hager, who posts on the social media platform with the username @roeurboat3, was driving in Farmington on Monday when a tree fell onto her car while she was driving. Farmington Police told the Press Herald that a pine tree branch crashed onto her car during a high wind storm and killed her instantly. Brittanie Lynn Ritchie, who was engaged to Hager, said “it happened really quick.” “She has a phone mounted in her vent. I just heard a crash and then there...

TikTok British Woman Tries Ranch Dressing For First Time

Food·Posted on Mar 12, 2021Dawn Farmer had never even heard of ranch before. Dawn Farmer lives in York, England, and she has lived all 21 years of her life never even knowing ranch dressing existed... ...Until recently, when someone from the US sent her a bottle to try. Here's a video of her trying it for the first time — it has over 3.5 million views: BuzzFeed spoke to Dawn, who said ranch isn't a common dressing in the UK. "Ranch is practically nonexistent here, like I’ve said previously — I had never even...

John Mayer Responds to Criticism From Taylor Swift Fans on TikTok

John Mayer is learning that TikTok users have no problem with saying what they need to say. The 43-year-old musician joined the video platform and shared his first two posts on Monday, March 1, and it's safe to assume the response is not quite what he might have hoped. His initial video showed the star appearing to struggle with understanding the popular app. "Can someone tell me how to flip the camera?" John asked before finally managing to figure it out.  A few hours later, the "Say" vocalist shared footage of himself engaged in an imagined conversation as he...

Woman regrets very unfortunate tattoo she got pre-pandemic

She wishes she could “mask” this permanent pandemic fail. A TikTok user was asked what the “dumbest” tattoo she’s ever gotten, and it turns out the ink that had a profound meaning to her before COVID-19 struck is something she now regrets. “So I got this tattoo — I’ve wanted it for a couple of years — it basically means being, like, true to yourself and real and not pretending to be something you’re not,” TikTok user @wakaflockafloccar explained in a now-viral video. The unfortunate tat, which she got in March just before the...