My double chin made me a TikTok star: ‘The reaction was crazy’

If you have it, flaunt it.

That’s what TikToker Rachel Spicer did. Now, to the amusement of her 1.9 million followers, she’s poking fun at her biggest insecurity – a double chin.

The 24-year-old from Falkirk, Scotland, told Jam Press that she used to grimace when pictures made her uncomfortable.

“Then I started showing my chin on TikTok with random noises that would then trigger the chin dance,” she said. “The reaction was crazy, I had never seen my phone explode like that.”

In a recent video that has now amassed over 111 million views, Spicer tosses her makeup brush aside and performs the “chin dance” to Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’,” bobbing her head back and forth to create a multiple chins effect.

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“I absolutely love my chin, it’s a part of me and showing it made me accept my body for who it is,” Spicer told Jam Press.
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Rachel Spicer
The 24-year-old said she started grimacing when she was uncomfortable taking photos.
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Viewers called her performance “beautiful” and “powerful.”

“How do you do that,” one asked in the comments, to which Spicer replied, “Magicccc.”

“The way my jaw dropped,” claimed another.

One armchair art critic said, “That’s the definition of modern art 10/10.”

“When I started creating content regularly and telling people to love your chin, the response was so positive – I started getting comments and emails about how I could help people with their insecurities” , said Jam Press.

Rachel Spicer on TikTok
“The reaction was crazy, I had never seen my phone explode like that,” Rachel Spicer said of her chin dancing TikToks.
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Rachel Spicer
Viewers who leave insults in the comments inspire Rachel Spicer to make even funnier videos, she claimed.
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“It then blew my mind how many people are really insecure about their round face and double chin — I mean, we’re talking about a chin,” she continued. “I thought it was crazy how a chin could affect the confidence of so many people.”

Of course, Spicer gets her fair share of haters — “how do you guys think that’s funny,” one user commented on the Jackson video — but she owns her comments by creating more videos inspired by those insults.

“The positive always outweighs the negative,” she said.

“I absolutely love my chin, it’s a part of me and showing it made me accept my body for who it is,” Spicer said.

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