Dialogue from Black Widow has TikTokers believing all their delusions about celebrities.
An exchange with Yelena Belova, played by Florence Pugh, has got people embracing denial. A Black Widow snippet where Belova says, “It was real to me!” is circulating on social media. Now people are using the bit of dialogue as the voice-over for doctored celebrity photos and debunked theories they want to believe are true.
What is the “it was real to me” TikTok trend?
The Black Widow audio used in the viral meme begins with Scarlett Johannson’s Natasha Romanoff saying, “That wasn’t real who cares?” Belova responds, “Don’t say that. Please, don’t say that. It was real to me!”
Now the conversation is the soundtrack to bizarre internet conspiracies, surrounding celebrities
TikToker @aidanrhy lip-synced to the exchange between Romanoff and Belova as he shared edited photos of singer Lana Del Rey. Del Rey appeared to have blatantly stretched out limbs and warped features in the pictures.
A man fell down at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and it was captured in photos. Fast forward to 2015, when someone used the same images to spread a conspiracy theory that Jason Derulo slipped on the stairs at the Met Gala.
The meme remerged at the 2018 Met Gala s and the 2021 Oscars with many believing it was true.
Other TikTokers highlighted viral videos and pop culture theories they thought were real
Like @mya._.blue who thought someone actually “mailed” themselves in a box.
“Me realizing Power Rangers is just dubbed over Japanese footage,” @habeebajikobi said in his caption.
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