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People Are Claiming TikTok Users And K-Pop Stans Just Pulled Off A Huge Troll On Donald Trump

"it's wild how hard the tiktok zoomers owned the trump campaign."

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The Trump administration said 1 million people had RSVP’d for their rally in Oklahoma, and with less than 19 000 showing up, people are attributing the result to a troll by TikTok users and K-Pop stans. 

Before Saturday’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Donald Trump and his campaign predicted that 1 million people would attend, based on RSVP numbers.

In reality, it seemed clear that not even enough people turned up to fill the 19 000 seat stadium.

What is also clear is that there was seemingly a concerted push by TikTok users, KPop stans, and Gen Z in general, to sign up and reserve tickets for the event with the clear intent of not going.

Laupp’s video seemingly inspired people to book tickets, with other users uploading videos showing they’d followed through. There was also allegedly an organised push by K-Pop stans to book tickets as well, using their power for good.

It’s hard to say exactly what impact the trolling had, but many people believe it definitely helped in ruining Trump’s day.

Trump’s campaign manager tried to blame the lack of attendance on the media and ‘radical protestors’, but this was shot down in a Tweet by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who gave full credit to the teens.

Seeing the youth cleverly dragging other generations on TikTok, and harnessing their power for good, does more than give us a laugh at the President and his supporters – it gives a glimmer of hope that things can change for the better.