After getting back from a week-long trip, Jimmy Fallon devoted a full section of The Tonight Present to correcting his earlier mistake surrounding TikTok dances.
On Monday, April 5, Jimmy addressed backlash his present confronted following a section throughout its March 26 episode that featured TikTok persona Addison Rae performing eight dances well-liked on the social media platform. On the time, customers on social media criticized The Tonight Present for failing to present on-air credit score to the principally Black creators of the dances.
“On our final present earlier than break, we did a bit with Addison Rae the place she taught me eight viral TikTok dances,” Jimmy advised viewers within the under video. “Now, we acknowledge that the creators of these dances should have their very own highlight.”
He continued, “So proper now, a few of the creators will be part of me to speak about how their dance went viral after which carry out the dance themselves.”
Jimmy then spoke with the creators and watched them carry out their dances. Taking part within the section had been Mya Nicole Johnson and Chris Cotter (“Up”); Dorien Scott (“Corvette Corvette”); Fur-Quan Powell and Camyra Franklin (“Laffy Taffy”); Adam Snyder, Nate Nale and Greg Dahl (“Blinding Lights”); and Keara Wilson (“Savage”).