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    Charli D'Amelio Just Became The First Person To Pass 100 Million TikTok Followers

    That's a lot of followers.

    As you've probably heard by now, TikTok star Charli D'Amelio has been in some hot water this week.

    It all started when her family's YouTube channel debuted Dinner With the D'Amelios, featuring guest YouTuber James Charles.

    The D'Amelio Family / Via youtube.com

    The backlash was pretty swift after the video showed Charli and Dixie being super rude to their chef, who prepared the family a paella with snails in it.

    The D'Amelio Family / Via youtube.com

    DiNOT into this behavior (sorry).

    Then there was the bit where Charli complained about not having reached 100 million followers on TikTok — despite being the most followed person on the platform.

    The D'Amelio Family / Via youtube.com

    For context, Charli earned the most followed title after reaching 41.4 million earlier this year. In the words of James, "Was the 95 [million] not enough for you?"

    The video originally seemed disastrous for Charli — she lost over 500,000 TikTok followers directly afterward.

    However, the tides recently started to turn — leading Charli to post a "THANK YOU ALL SO SO SO SO MUCH FOR 99 MILLION" yesterday.

    @charlidamelio

    THANK YOU ALL SO SO SO SO MUCH FOR 99 MILLION I CANNOT WAIT TO SHARE WHAT I HAVE IN STORE FOR YOU ALL VERY SOON!! I LOVE YOU 💕 💕💕 dc @jaedengomezz

    ♬ original sound - jaedengomez

    And it now looks like Charli got her way. She just passed 100 million followers — making her the first TikToker to do so.

    TikTok / Via tiktok.com

    Yup. 100 million.

    @nfl / Via giphy.com

    Anyway, there's probably some big point here about the actual effects of online backlash on popularity — but for now I'm going to go lie down.

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