Who is Tefi Pessoa? The TikTok and YouTube star is a pop culture expert

Millennials might remember shows like Best Week Ever and Behind the Music from way back when. Nowadays, the only real place to get your pop culture fix is social media. 

Media presenter Tefi Pessoa has made a name for herself with her YouTube talk show TefiPessoa dishes on celebrity gossip, news and pop culture to her 112,000 subscribers. But you can always follow her on TikTok where she has 1.2 million followers for more bite-sized content. 

Who is Tefi Pessoa? 

Born Jul. 22, 1990, Pessoa is currently 31 years old. She started her YouTube channel in October 2019. She is of Colombian heritage. 

She is the host of InStyle’s TikTok 

You can usually cast Pessoa chatting about the latest celebrity gossip on the InStyle TikTok. It was through her hosting gig that she was recognized for her amazing skin. But Pessoa is frank about using Botox, filler and other injectables to achieve the look. 

She has spoken out about virtual beauty standards

Pessoa has critiqued how social media, filters and all, have distorted our sense of what beauty is. 

“I am someone who grew up on the internet, and it totally skewed with my sense of confidence,” Pessoa told ABC News. “I do feel like we’re losing touch with what reality looks like, and it hurts me because I feel like reality is beautiful.”

She went viral for a wardrobe mishap at the Dune premiere

Pessoa wore a Silvia Astore dress at the U.K. Dune premiere. She may have accidentally worn the gown wrong. 

“Guys I’m freaking out,” she said. “I’m freaking out because I learned that my leg was supposed to go through that stupid freaking hole.”

What Pessoa thought was a cutout turned out to be a hole for her leg to go through. At least, no one really noticed. 

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