Charli D’Amelio has change into the first person to reach 100 million followers on TikTok.
The 16-year-old has been the most adopted person on the social media platform since March, with fellow creator Addison Rae simply behind her with 69.9 million followers.
She has additionally achieved the milestone in report time, having solely first posted on TikTok in May 2019, 9 months after the service grew to become obtainable below its present branding.
Reacting to the report, Charli tweeted: ‘100 MILLION PEOPLE SUPPORTING ME!! I TRULY CANNOT BELIEVE THAT THIS IS REAL.’
Charli has change into well-known for her fashionable dance movies on the app, in addition to being a former member of the collective group The Hype House, which additionally options many different TikTok stars.
Since then, she has branched out with the remainder of her household to launch their very own YouTube channel, wherein they submit common vlogs.
Recently, Charli and her sister Dixie D’Amelio obtained backlash from followers after they posted a video on the household channel wherein they sat down for a meal with their dad and mom and fellow YouTuber James Charles.
Some viewers felt the sisters have been ‘disrespectful’ after they reacted to some elements of the multi-course meal, which had been ready by a private chef, by making gagging noises and pulling faces.
Others additionally identified a selected second the place Charli, who on the time had 98.5 million followers, mirrored on how she would love to reach the 100 million milestone.
She mentioned: ‘Ugh, I wish I had, like, more time, because imagine if I hit 100 mil a year after hitting a mil.’
James then requested whether or not 95 million was ‘not enough’, to which Charli laughed: ‘Well, I was just, like, saying, like, even numbers.’
During an Instagram Live earlier within the week, Charli broke down in tears in response to the imply feedback some had made on-line in regards to the video.
She started: ‘Blatantly disrespecting the fact that I’m nonetheless a human just isn’t okay.
‘You can hate on me for whatever I’ve executed, however the truth that all of that is taking place due to a misunderstanding, like, I simply really feel like that’s not okay.’
Charli continued: ‘And if this is the community that I’m in and the group that I put myself in, I don’t know if I need to do this anymore.’
James later got here to the star’s defence, writing on Twitter: ‘This charli situation is NOT sitting right with me… 100m followers in one year & y’all count on her to understand how to be an ideal position mannequin?
‘Death threats because she’s a choosy eater & made a joke a couple of milestone? 30+ 12 months olds dragging somebody half their age? Feels acquainted.’
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