Addison Rae Addresses Backlash From Jimmy Fallon TikTok Dance Sketch
Written by Black Voices on March 30, 2021
TikTok star Addison Rae is addressing the backlash she acquired for performing a number of viral dances from the social media platform on TV with out crediting the creators.
Rae appeared on Friday’s episode of “The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon” to show the dances with none point out of who created them, particularly problematic since lots of these creators are folks of coloration.
When TMZ requested Rae concerning the controversy, she stated she thought all of the creators have been “credited within the authentic YouTube posting, but it surely’s kinda exhausting to credit score in the course of the present.”
“However [the dance creators] all know I like them a lot and I help all of them a lot,” Rae stated, with out mentioning any of them by title.
In keeping with USA In the present day, the discuss present up to date its YouTube clip after the controversy broke to embody an inventory of the dance creators: “Stranger Issues” star Noah Schnapp (“Do It Once more”), @jazlynebabee (“Savage Love”), @yvnggprince (“Corvette Corvette”), @flyboyfu (“Laffy Taffy”), @keke.janjah (“Savage”), @macdadddyz (“Blinding Lights”), @theemyanicole (“Up”), and @thegilberttwins (“Fergalicious”).
Thus far, neither host Jimmy Fallon nor some other “Tonight Present” reps have commented on what “The View” co-host Sunny Hostin known as “a miss” on Twitter.
Nevertheless, Rae advised TMZ that staffers are discussing the incident behind the scenes.
In the meantime, Rae stated she is open to really performing with the creators of the dances she carried out for Fallon.
“I positively need to collaborate with plenty of them. They positively deserve all of the credit score as a result of they got here up with the wonderful developments,” she stated.
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