The Brief:

A popular TikTok video format employs the line "I just took a DNA test, turns out I'm 100% ____" to highlight a characteristic about someone. 

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The clip used in these TikTok meme videos is from the song “Truth Hurts” by Lizzo. In the original, she sings “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% that b*tch.”

On TikTok, the hashtag #DNATest has over 75 million views.

In these videos, someone usually swabs their mouth with a Q-tip before revealing the results of their pretend DNA test. Then, they replace “that b*tch” with a characteristic of their own. In some variations, the results are spelled out on a piece of paper that someone has placed on their tongue.

These pseudo-DNA tests reveal things including nationality, physical traits, interests, and more. In these video, people usually act out how their behavior matches the results of their DNA test.

In one popular variation, the “DNA test” reveals that someone is “100% a TikTok-er” and they then briefly act out bits from other popular TikTok video formats.

Lizzo is on board with this meme:

I Just Took A DNA Test…

Turns out I’m 100% Britney Spears:

Turns out I’m 100% Ogre:

Turns Out I’m 100% British:

Turns Out I’m 100% Dog:

Turns Out I’m 100% BTS Army:

Turns Out I’m 100% A TikTok-er:

Turns Out I’m 100% The Father: