The Brief: The "Potential Breakup Song" trend on TikTok sees creators lip-syncing to Aly & AJ's "Potential Breakup Song." Typically, the camera swings from one creator to another.
The “Potential Breakup Song” trend on TikTok is marked by creators lip-syncing to a line from Aly & AJ’s “Potential Breakup Song,” before the camera quickly swings around to focus on another creator who lip-syncs the next line. It’s all very 2000s music video-style. The trend began rising in popularity in mid-October. Currently, there are over 921,000 videos linked to the audio which is also trending on the TikTok “Discover” page.
It took too long
It took too long
It took too long for you to call back
And normally I would just forget that
Except for the fact it was my birthday
My stupid birthday
@noya_arvivMy stupid birthday 🤦🏼♀️♬ Potential Breakup Song – Aly & AJ
@adleyrutschmanTook way too long ##fyp ##baseball ##mystupidbirthday♬ Potential Breakup Song – Aly & AJ
What Do Moms Have To Do With It?
It’s no secret TikTok viewers love adults on the app. After mom account @miagillespiee took on the “Potential Breakup Song” trend with her friends, TikTokers meme-ified it.
@marinaa.braga##duet with @miagillespiee ##greenscreen♬ Potential Breakup Song – Aly & AJ
In a choose-your-fighter style duet, TikTokers shared the types of accessories, sayings, cars, and even holiday decor would be associated with each mother.
Here is a shoes edition:
Their “ideal” four-legged friend:
Their culinary skills:
And even the type of response they might tell their fictitious son if he were to come out :
Shot-for-shot remakes of the mom rendition are also very popular: