‘That’s Not My Name’, The Story Behind TikTok’s New Viral Trend – FayerWayer

A new trend has been created on TikTok, under the name “That’s not my name”, which is specifically used by various actors. Next, we’ll tell you what it’s all about.

Storyline of “That’s Not My Name”

It is a song performed by the alternative rock band “The Ting Tings”, and it belongs to the album “We Started Nothin” released in 2008.

The topic became popular on YouTube, garnering over 73 million views; In addition, among the comments stand out the fans who met him thanks to TikTok.

Notably, “That’s Not My Name” reached number one in the UK, competing with the likes of Rihanna and Madonna.

In the United States, it was gaining popularity, as it was released through iTunes, reaching positions 28 and 88 on the Billboard Hot 100.

It has also been used in many TV projects, such as “90210”, “The CW”, “Brothers & Sisters”, “ABC”, “Take the Stage” and “The City”.

She worked in the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, in the pink segment.

on TikTok

While in an application of Chinese origin it has been used for more than one and a half million videos.

The trend is to share clips with the phrase “My parents call me ___ so people tell me…” and then add different nicknames known to them.

This is an excerpt from the lyrics used:

“But with nothing in mind, they forgot my name

They call me hell

They call me Stacy

They call me hey

They call me Jin

This is not my name

This is not my name

This is not my name.”

It is worth noting that it was especially used by actors who presented each of the characters that made them famous.

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Reese Witherspoon

One of the most famous videos of the actress is from “Legally Blonde”, where she received thousands of comments from her fans.

Dwayne Johnson

Best known as “La Roca” or “The Rock”, he also made his version of one of his most famous films.

will Smith

The actor wanted to do it a little differently and added the memes he’s starred in.

Sebastien Rulli

The Mexican soap opera star also posted his version of this video to show the characters he gave life to.

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