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Subscriber Account active since. Brittany Broski, more commonly referred to as " kombucha girl ," achieved viral fame in August when a TikTok video of her reacting to a sip of kombucha inspired a deluge of memes. The comedian, who now boasts 2. The original kombucha video, Broski revealed, didn't actually inspire very much engagement — and she owes her fame to a particular online community. When she first posted the clip on August 6, it received only a few thousand likes.
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But TikTok content creator Brittany Tomlinson, 22, knows how to project her voice. In the video, Tomlinson sips the fermented tea for the first time. Her face seems to physically recoil at the taste. But as she considers it for a moment, her expression changes multiple times, rapidly.
You may not know the name Brittany Tomlinson, but chances are you've seen her reactions all over your Twitter feed. In , Brittany was working at a bank in Texas, making fun videos for her friends. She then joined TikTok, a viral app taking over teen's phones across the world. It's an app that has a history of turning users into viral stars overnight , with viewing figures and engagement numbers that put the rest of social media to shame. It's even caused a moral panic among some parents , who don't understand the new virtual world that their children spend hours a week in. Brittany's first video on the platform was seen by more than 50, people, but it was her ninth that shot her to fame. In the video, she takes a sip of Kombucha , a fermented, slightly boozy, lightly effervescent, sweetened black or green tea drink commonly consumed for its supposed health benefits. She grimaces then smiles as she takes in the unique flavour in a seemingly innocuous second clip. But overnight, the video got millions and millions of views, was reposted on every social media and shared by huge personalities on Twitter.