For Millennials. By Millennials.
Bretman Rock recently won the Breakthrough Social Star award at MTV Awards. While his family and friends were ecstatic, Charli D’Amelio also congratulated him. Most of the time, we have seen TikTokers and YouTubers bashing each other and disputing. Therefore, this news feels like a breath of fresh air.
While Charli D’Amelio is the queen of TikTok, Bretman Rock is a true star among all YouTubers.
At the mere age of 17, Charli D’Amelio became the most followed person on TikTok with 100 million followers. This in itself is a world record that has not been broken yet. Meanwhile, Bretman Rock started his journey as a comedian and meme creator on YouTube and Vine. However, he transformed his content into beauty tutorials and vlogs. Where D’Amelio is the second-highest earning TikToker, Rock has collaborated with many fashion and beauty brands. At the same time, both social media personalities also use their influence for meaningful causes. While Charli D’Amelio frequently donates to charities, Bretman Rock strongly supports LGBTQ rights.
Recently, Rock won the award for Breakthrough Social Star at MTV Awards.
On Monday, Rock made history when he won the Breakthrough Social Star award at MTV Awards. During his speech, he maintained his quirky sense of humor and said:
“Hey guys, I’ve never prepared a speech before, so what I’m about to say is… unscripted, or whatever. I would like to thank everyone that watched me grow up on the internet. It’s probably the most traumatizing (thing) I’ve ever done in my entire life. But it’s all worth it because I’m here onstage accepting this award.”
Later, he took to Instagram to further thank his fans and said:
“This is for every bad bitch that looks like me ……. maybe minus the mullet .. but still. Thank you for watching this islander boy grow up on the internet! We have a long way to go and I’m excited to see where I go,”
Charli D’Amelio congratulated him for his win in a show of support for Rock.
After his win, Charli D’Amelio shared her happiness and joy on Instagram. In her stories, she shared Bretman Rock’s speech and congratulated him. Furthermore, she called him an inspiration for not only her but everyone. D’Amelio also wrote that Rock is an incredible person. Although Rock has not yet responded, it is commendable to see these social media stars showing unity with each other.