Tati Westbrook “Breaking My Silence” Video refers to a video by YouTuber Tati Westbrook in the midst of Karmageddon in which she alleges she was gaslit by Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson into thinking that she needed to end James Charles’s career. The video was widely parodied, with people taking clips of the video out of context and using the clips as reactions.
On June 30th, 2020, Tati Westbrook uploaded a video “BREAKING MY SILENCE …” amidst the Karmageddon controversy (shown below). The video gained over 64,700 views in an hour. The 40-minute video describes how Westbrook was gaslit by Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson into thinking that she needed to end James Charles’s career.
After the video was published, Twitter users quickly began making memes about the video by taking the title or portions of the video out of context and adding humorous captions. For example, many users singled out a portion of the video where Westbrook says “None.” User @TokoGa12 posted a video captioning the “None” portion, “How many albums Rihanna released in 4 years,” gaining over 390 retweets and 1,500 likes (shown below, top). User @stuckwithxari posted the clip with the caption, “what do you call an old woman who praises god?”, gaining over 480 retweets and 1,500 likes (shown below, bottom).
How many albums Rihanna released in 4 years pic.twitter.com/RXqPtIOChe
— T (@TokoGa12) June 30, 2020
what do you call an old woman who praises god? pic.twitter.com/9kusTAudvr
— alex is marrying quin (@stuckwithxari) June 30, 2020
“How many skips does Ungodly Hour have?” pic.twitter.com/9M1rDFXPPm
— 𝐃𝐚𝐢𝐬𝐲-𝐫𝐚𝐞 (@ARIMANIFENTY) June 30, 2020
how much weight have you lost in lockdown?
— L E W I S (@lewisa95) June 30, 2020
how many bad albums does Lady Gaga have pic.twitter.com/EyO6cJtv3f
— Joey Monda (@joeymonda) June 30, 2020
“How many dicks have you sucked since COVID-19?”
— 𝙲𝚊𝚕𝚕 𝚖𝚎 𝚋𝚢 𝚖𝚢 𝚗𝚊𝚖𝚎, 𝙰𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚕𝚘 🍑 (@allegedlyangelo) June 30, 2020