The Brief: "I Need A Bad Bleep" Addison Rae memes appeared on TikTok after Rae said the lyrics to Kid Laroi's "Addison Rae" were "heartfelt" on Genius' Between The Lines.


On June 18, TikTok star Addison Rae appeared on Genius’ YouTube show Between The Lines to breakdown popular TikTok hits, including Kid Laroi’s track called “Addison Rae.

In it, Laroi raps about pursuing Rae after his last relationship ended on a bad note.


I need a bad b*tch (Okay), uh, Addison Rae
Lil’ shawty the baddest (Yeah), yeah, and she got her ways

Rae told Genius the track means a lot to her, saying, “So, these lyrics are obviously very heartfelt to me because I am Addison Rae and I think it’s really amazing that there is a song that even mentions my name in it.”

Rae’s interview clip became a meme, with the audio having been featured in over 22,000 videos. Users lip-synced to it, created reaction videos, and even inserted the audio into surprising situations. @Flossybaby’s TikTok saw Rae’s quote as the new high school pledge of allegiance. The video received over 50,000 likes and 123,000 views.


#greenscreen #TodayYearsOld #IceCreamDay

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One of the most popular TikToks was a reaction by @Pogobabayy. The creator’s head turns into a unicorn after Rae identified herself in the video. It received over 1 million likes and 5.7 million views.


no way! So glad she clarified the meaning behind that😊

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Rae hopped on the trend, lip-syncing to the Genius video audio and turning herself into a unicorn on July 22. It received over 4.6 million likes and 24.9 million views.


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Rae’s father @Montyjlopez jumped on the unicorn trend, too.


I am Addison Rae! SlurpeeSummer #TikTokFanFest #LetsFaceIt #PostAMemory #foryou #fyp

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TikToker @Anthonytrucco is known for his SpongeBob edits. His video saw SpongeBob pleading with his underwater friends, saying, ” Come closer. I need… I need… A bad bleep!” The video garnered over 102,000 likes and 290,000 views.


I don’t know why I made this but enjoy 😂 @addisonre #fyp #IceCreamDay #TodayYearsOld #foryoupage #xyzbca #foryou

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Another creator (@tiktokbadies) choreographed a routine to the audio.


NEW DANCE ALERT🚨 ⚠️ tag me if u do my dance!! #new #dance #alert

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Other memes:


Still got my phone taken away for swearing 🥺 #middleschool #childhood #parents #phones #fyp #foryoupage #viral #trending #comedy #LetsFaceIt #funny

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i bought these glasses when i was like 12 bc i wanted to be cool #british #uk #london

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