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There is a new TikTok queen on the town. Jennifer Coolidge lastly joined the app on Jan. 19, and her first put up is clearly a cinematic masterpiece. Within the selfie-esque video, the actor stands in entrance of a inexperienced display and tells viewers, “Hello, that is my first TikTok, and I used to be attempting to consider one thing cool to do, and I feel I am simply going to do a poem that I like.” Then she dramatically recites not Emily Dickinson, not William Shakespeare, however the refrain of Jennifer Lopez’s 2002 hit “Jenny From the Block,” inexplicably including just a few additional “Jennys” to the lyrics.
Coolidge then factors the digicam at none apart from J Lo himself, who, perched in a close-by chair, says, “I like that. I actually like that.” The clip closes with Coolidge reducing off as she responds wordlessly to Lopez’s reward. She merely captioned the video: “Making an attempt out TikTok!” with the kiss mark and eyes emoji.
For these not frequently lurking Coolidge’s IMDb, she plans to painting Lopez’s mother-in-law in “Shotgun Marriage ceremony,” which explains their newfound friendship. Primarily based on the outfit Lopez is sporting, the TikTok was shot final week throughout a joint press day, which means it was simply chilling in J Cool’s designs all alongside. So far, the video has been considered over three million instances in lower than 24 hours, plus numerous feedback from co-stars and followers. Her “White Lotus” costars had been notably vocal within the feedback on Instagram, with Haley Lu Richardson writing, “oh my actual god,” and Meghann Fahy chiming in, “I simply favored this twice.”
Attempt TikTok! 💋👀 @jlo
♬ Jenny from the Block (Bronx Remix – Edit) – Jennifer Lopez
We actually hope TikTok is not a one-time enterprise for Coolidge. Simply think about the sort of wonderful content material she may produce in a while. . . perhaps a duet with Ariana Grande? A collaboration with the many individuals who imitate her distinctive voice? A re-creation of her saying, “Please, these gays, they’re attempting to kill me!”? OK, OK, we’re getting forward of ourselves.
Coolidge’s TikTok debut comes within the midst of a jam-packed awards season. To this point, she’s racked up wins on the Golden Globes and Critics Alternative Awards, concurrently giving hilarious and transferring speeches at each ceremonies, and subsequent month she’s up for an additional trophy on the SAG Awards. If there was an award for the very best new TikTok star of 2023, she would win it arms down.