The TikTok, which now has 2.4 million views, sparked a very divisive debate in the comments. Some commenters (including a few Target employees) thought Kelsey was creating more work for employees to clean up:
Other commenters (which also included former Target employees) thought what Kelsey was doing was harmless:
Kelsey left a comment on her video saying she was joking about the job:
When BuzzFeed reached out for comment, Kelsey said, "In my mind, it was completely harmless, considering all of the items I used were in the same area that I was decorating. I didn’t feel like I was creating any extra work for employees. I would understand if I was grabbing things from different departments and making a mess, but I didn’t."
"I’ve been getting DMs saying how horrible of a person I am and tearing my character down, which I don’t think is fair. I think now more than ever we need to be more conscious of how we speak to one another and to give people the benefit of the doubt."
In response to the viral video, Kelsey ended up going back to Target to see if her styling job had been taken down: