How One Teen Is Using Her TikTok Fame To Give Back | NBC Nightly News

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Published: 12/04/2019

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With 7.1 million followers (and counting), Charli D’Amelio is one of TikTok’s newest stars. The 15-year-old is using her newfound fame to give back, raising thousands of dollars for a charity that supports people with special needs. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Wat...



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Okay, ready, like millions of kids around the world, fifteen-year-old charlie de mayo's, new favorite pastime, is making up dance moves for the social media, app tick-tock and the amount of teens watching charlie's videos is staggering. More than 7 million followers and counting some videos seen by more people than tuning for the oscars and now her big sister dixie, has joined tick-tock as well ne ...
ve-racking for charlie's parents, charlie and dixie are everything and we just want to make sure they're they're protected and With all the sudden, attention has come an unrelenting barrage of bullying and a stream of cool comments that would crush anyone. So a lot of the comments are negative, as a big sisteri bet that just enrages you it's it's frustrating because they don't know her we're doing this to have fun and we shouldn't be doing it if no one's enjoying their lives, but instead of pulling the plug. Charlie sees it as a chance to do some good setting up a meet and greet to raise thousands for charity. Supporting those with special needs, surely happy to use her 15 seconds of fame to give back 1. You tick tock. At a time, denny schwartz, abc news. Norwalk connecticut, hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch, thelatest interviews show highlights, and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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