The Brief: #AnnabelleEscape and #AnnabelleDoll videos are growing in popularity on TikTok after rumors spread the devil doll escaped Warren Museum and went after Donald Trump's brother on Aug. 14.
As of Aug. 14, rumors circled that the real life Annabelle doll, to which the supernatural horror movie series is based on, escaped from the Warren Museum after an internet user changed her Wikipedia page. The owner reports she is in fact still in the museum and the page has since been changed back. But, Gen Z is having a field day on TikTok. They’re making videos about the doll’s escape and tying her whereabouts to the death of President Trump’s brother Robert Trump. He was pronounced dead on Aug. 15. His cause of death has yet to be released.
Annabelle videos have long-since been on TikTok, but her recent escape has made her the recent topic of numerous videos. The hashtags #AnnabelleEscape and #AnnabelleDoll have 14.5 million and 27.6 million, respectively.
This popular video by @dimpey6 features the doll calling Satan after escaping the museum. The video received over 5.3 million likes and 18 million views.
In @juicyplatypus’ video, Gen Z chastises Annabelle for screwing up her mission. The audio is set to a viral clip of Tyra Banks scolding a contestant on America’s Next Top Model. The video garnered over 392,000 likes and 989,000 views.
Another TikTok sees Annabelle preparing for a joyride. It amassed over 986,000 likes and 5.9 million views.
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