CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

The Hollywood Reporter reports:

William White, who goes by @Whiteyy18 on TikTok, has signed with to IMG Models and WME as part of the Endeavor family. White rocketed to fame after lip-syncing famous ‘80s tunes on TikTok, where he quickly gained a following of self-described “cougars,” or middle-aged women who swooned over the 21-year-old from Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Besides becoming cougar bait, White’s videos also sparked discussion around age disparity in relationships and social pressures that women face, including when starting a relationship with a younger man. He joined TikTok in January 2021 and has since amassed 1.6 million followers and over 20 million likes after being featured on TikTok’s “For You Page”.

Read the full article. The “duets” on TikTok, like the first one seen below, have been hilarious. TikTok’s duet feature allows users to post a side-by-side reaction to another user’s clip.