If you haven’t seen the “Sleepwalking Girl” on TikTok yet, you’ll be pleased to know she is an absolute delight.
Celina Myers, aka @celinaspookyboo, has millions of TikTok followers, thanks to her hilarious sleepwalking videos. Not only is Myers spreading awareness about her rare sleep disorder, parasomnia, but she also has an awesome sense of humor about it.
Who is Celina Myers?
Myers is from Ontario, Canada. She was born on Feb. 20, 1994, and is 27 years old. She is married to Adam Myers.
Myers is an expert in the paranormal.
Before her sleepwalking content took off on TikTok, she was busy as a bee. Myers has authored three books about the paranormal, is a certified paranormal home reader and has a beauty line called Beauty x Boo. She is also the host of the Haunted Estate Podcast.
She has been a sleepwalker since she was a kid.
Myers told Yahoo Life that her mother and brother both sleepwalk as well and that she first started when she was four years old.
“Eating cheese and chocolate before bed have always been triggers for my sleepwalking,” Myers explained to Yahoo Life. “I have avoided eating those things before bed so it’s not a huge issue in my regular life unless I’m really stressed out.”
Her sleepwalking content has helped her gain even more followers.
Last December, Myers posted a video in which her sleepwalking caused quite the debacle. She wandered out of her hotel room naked with her phone tucked under her boob and woke up that way. The hotel door was locked and she had to get help from the front desk.
“I’m so f***ing naked,” Myers said — half-panicked, half-laughing.
The video received over 20.5 million views on TikTok and Myers has been posting sleepwalking content since.
“I tend to try and find the humor in all situations and being as awkward as I am I thought my followers would want to hear about it, too,” Myers told Yahoo Life.
Myers also likes to show her followers what it actually looks like when she sleepwalks by setting up night vision cameras in her home.
For one “experiment,” Myers and her brother ate cheese and set up the cameras. The pair fell asleep, wandered into the living room and began to talk to each other in their sleep.
“I would like to return this sweater, please” the brother said.
“Wow,” Myers responded. “Hut! Hut! Hut!”
It was all hilarious and nonsensical as she tried to make a sandwich and her brother danced in daze around the room.
Myers enjoys bringing joy to her followers.
Myers decided to focus on sleepwalking content during the pandemic because she was already a content creator — and under lockdown, it brought people a lot of joy.
“People send me these messages and they’re like, you know, ‘COVID been so hard. I’ve never laughed this hard,’” Myers told BuzzFeed. “If I can help make people laugh, I don’t mind, this is fun. It’s like my hidden weird talent, like the only thing I have going for me is the fact that I can eat cheese and be weird.”
Is Myers faking her sleepwalking?
While some have accused Myers of faking her videos because they are so over-the-top, experts say there is no way to know just by watching. Generally, though, they have said that her behavior is pretty typical.
Pulmonologist and sleep specialist Dr. Mayank Shukla told Yahoo Life that Myers’ actions are consistent with someone who has parasomnia disorder.
“Patients can wake up, they’re not conscious of it and do different activities like sleepwalking and sleep talking. These kinds of activities can be very complex and some of them can be very dangerous,” Shukla said. “Any food that stimulates you can lead you to this type of behavior if you’re prone to it.”
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