Thousands of TikTok users, or more accurately Lana Del Rey fans, have changed their profile pictures to a photo of Lana Del Rey, calling it a new cult of TikTok.
Here’s everything you need to know…
What is a cult?
A cult is defined as a social group that is compared with its unusual religious acts and beliefs.
Now, the Lana cult on TikTok is not so much a religious cult worshipping Lana Del Rey but a group of fans who are changing their profile photos to a picture of Lana standing in front of what seems to be an explosion.
Yup… the internet has done it again ?!
The Lana Del Rey cult on TikTok explained
If you have paid attention to TikTok lately you might have noticed the same profile photo popping up on your for you page.
The photo is Lana Del Rey, and it’s not so much a cult as it is a bunch of Lana fans trying to take over TikTok with no other purpose than to spread around her profile photo.
The definition of cults are people who share common interest or beliefs. So their love for Lana is being spread on TikTok and known now as the ‘Lana cult’.
Who is Lana Del Rey?
Lana Del Rey is a 25-year-old singer-songwriter from New York, popular for her sad romance songs.
Her fans are so crazy over her they even make websites dedicated to her life and her fans. Check it out.
Can I join in?
You may be wanting to find out how to join the cult. Well, it’s simple, all you need to do is change your profile photo on TikTok to a photo of Lana Del Rey with the explosion behind her and follow other accounts with the same profile so you’re then connected with them.
Then congrats, you’re in a cult… kind of!
What happens once you’re in the cult? Well nothing, the trend is pointless to anyone who is not in the ‘Lana cult’ and basically pointless to anyone who is in it.
Why? Because they don’t do anything, the only purpose was to make a trend on TikTok of Lana fans ‘taking over’.
The #lanacult has 41.8million views on TikTok and thousands of videos that fans have created to interact with other Lana fans to spread their love.
It’s cute…. Right?