The Brief: The Dramatic Moments trend on TikTok sees creators dishing out hot takes and challenging controversial opinions set to dramatic music used in reality TV shows.

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TikTokers are sharing hot takes and challenging contradictory statements as part of the Dramatic Moments trend. Typically, these videos are performed to music that is used to signify a dramatic turn of events in reality TV shows, notably Bad Girls Club.  Users typically film the video selfie-style, before turning their head and/or changing the color of their screen and then delivering the punchline. This trend is intended to be funny.

There are over 506,000 videos linked to the audio. The associated hashtag #DramaticMoments is on the Discover page and has accrued over 416 million views.

Some of the most popular takes are about the dynamics between men and women:

https://www.tiktok.com/@carmelricketts/video/6930603667691179269?_d=secCgYIASAHKAESMgowJy0yOj%2FGMwYyS1S6yev5O6Nwla17T4j8vjJh%2BoFTCMnguB2p5jvfaOJHZ%2Bt31WT5GgA%3D&language=en&preview_pb=0&sec_user_id=MS4wLjABAAAADct_ib0QHkDWnpIK7jUNX_6nQECQMKbrJaCI4UfEsZoahcaLmJByTUpFXY5rahx3&share_item_id=6932329427858754821&share_link_id=38002BA3-B646-4529-B0CE-B1A6EF713CF4&timestamp=1614194240&tt_from=copy&u_code=d49h00i6359ab3&user_id=6649410803609911302&utm_campaign=client_share&utm_medium=ios&utm_source=copy&source=h5_m&is_copy_url=0&is_from_webapp=v1&sender_device=pc&sender_web_id=6925834961185490438

Relationships between parents and their children:

@kallmekris

How dare they question my loyalty😤

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@3.points

Like bro im just chillin

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The rich:

@orodiio

lmao sorry I look rough I just woke up #fyp #viral #xyzbca

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Masks:

@dracewwla

i have asthma too bestie. #fyp #retail #customerservice

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Women’s empowerment:

@thecelyvazquez

I’m obsessing over this trend lmaooo #girlwiththewineglass #bgcdramaeffect #girlboss

♬ BGC Drama Effect – whozmanzzz