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‘Digitine’: TikTok’s celebrity-blocking spree has begun

In the wake of the Met Gala, TikTok users are wielding the power of the people.

 

Mike Hadge

Pop Culture

Everyone loves the Met Gala. The glitz! The glamour! The outfits! The Wintours! However, this year’s event has pushed some on TikTok to say “no more.”

“Let them eat cake” uttered model and influencer Hayley Kalil, done up like a pile of fruit at this year’s Met Gala. In response, TikTok user @ladyfromtheoutside took to the ‘Tok:

@ladyfromtheoutside #greenscreen #greenscreenvideo #digitine #digitalguillotine #haleyybaylee ♬ original sound – Meagan

What is a ‘digitine’?

“It’s time for the people to conduct what I call a ‘digital guillotine’.’ A ‘Digitine’, if you will. It’s time to block all the celebrities, influencers and wealthy socialites who are not using their resources to help those in dire need.” Since we, the people, gave these celebs their platforms, we can also take it away, she argues. 

The video continues with a demonstration of the first digitine victim, Kalil. And like all of history’s best revolutions, the people are inspired.

“Already done! I love this,” chimed in one TikTok user.

“Yup, I blocked Haylee Baylee, Tom Brady, Taylor Swift, and Kim Kardashian,” commented another.

Others simply shared their excitement, saying, “LET’S GO!!”

Which celebrities are being blocked in the ‘digitine’?

Folks across TikTok have begun compiling and sharing their lists of celebs and influencers they’ve marched to the digitine.

It’s a regular 1789 France out there:

@blockoutlist #blockout2024 #digitine #alleyesonrafah ♬ euphoria – ziora
@ferrrrallllll Happy Digitine! #digitine #blockout2024 #metgala2024 #ALLEYESONRAFAH ♬ original sound – medievalknievel
@cosmic.baddie.404 Replying to @alexa 👾 #greenscreen list continues to grow #digitine #blockout2024 ♬ Champions league used my sound – SlowedSongs

Taking celebrities to the digitine isn’t a joyful experience for all, but @pretendsociologist admits that it may be a necessary one.

@pretendsociologist Replying to @Love Hatter🍉 #Digitine ♬ original sound – MesquiteOJones

Not only are TikTok users using the ‘Digitine’ to ‘eat the rich,’ they’re also using it to advocate for a free Palestine, using hashtags #AllEyesOnRafah and #Blockout2024.

@digitineguillotine #stitch with @blockout2024 #blockout2024 #block2024 #celebrities #digitine ♬ original sound – digitine

Time will tell if the Digitine era will prove effective. I guess we’ll only know for sure once we are all following only Napoleon’s account. That dude’s a walking thirst trap. 


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