‘He’s All That,’ Addison Rae, And Turning TikTok Stars Into ‘Real Celebrities’ – Pajiba



 



In line with present numbers, the third hottest person on TikTok is Addison Rae, a 20-year-old from Louisiana who at present has over 81 million followers. Forbes named her because the highest-earning persona on the platform final yr. You might have seen her lazily educating Jimmy Fallon some dance strikes which might be well-liked on the app that she didn’t create. She additionally has some songs, is BFFs with Kourtney Kardashian, and bought as much as greet Donald Trump at a latest UFC battle. Wikipedia describes her as a ‘singer, social media persona, dancer and actress.’ She will be able to at present be seen within the Freddie Prinze Jr. position of the gender-swapped remake of She’s All That, which has a 32% score on Rotten Tomatoes. Our personal Lindsay delightfully described the movie in her review as ‘a shallow showcasing of dance scenes, musical numbers, and shut ups of branded snacks that really feel like a e-book report on Shakespeare by a child who learn the Wikipedia entry and introduced it whereas sporting numerous lip gloss.’ Rae’s performing has not been celebrated by the critics.




There’s at all times a threat relating to speaking about web celebrities, one we’ve by no means totally been capable of solid apart: how do you clarify this new, ever-evolving phenomenon that's really impacting the leisure world with out sounding hopelessly condescending or 150 years previous? There’s nonetheless this near-instinctive urge to dismiss such figures out of hand,

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