Lana Del Rey Fans Start Lana Cult — Change Profile Pictures To Bizarre Image On TikTok
If you have been on TikTok recently, you may have noticed a whole lot of pictures featuring singer Lana Del Rey. But they are not typical glamour shots of the 35-year-old songstress. Instead, fans are changing their profile pictures to Lana smiling in front of a burning car and are pledging themselves to the Lana Cult.
Lana Del Rey Inspires Fans To Create The Lana Cult
The Lana Cult is the name of the fanbase of those who simply love Lana and her music. They decided that it is time that Lana takes over TikTok and her content should be spread all over the platform. TikTok users have joined in and began changing their profile pictures to the same photo of Lana in front of the burning car. Now, when you scroll through TikTok, it is apparent who is a member of the Lana Cult. Their plan is to influence others to join.
They are also using #LanaCult when posting videos on the platform. This hashtag now has over 53 million views. Fans are sharing videos scrolling through their feeds showing off the influence that the Lana Cult has. They have also begun circulating clips of Lana interacting with fans. Basically, the whole idea is to show how much you love Lana and pledge your support for her.
The Lana Cult spread to other social media platforms like Twitter where fans continue to use the hashtag.
Others encouraged Twitter users to join the Lana Cult.
Lana Is Set To Release A New Album Next Month
The rise of the Lana Cult on TikTok comes a month before Lana is set to release some new music. Lana’s seventh album Chemtrails Over the Country Club will be available on March 19, 2021. Frankly, this is some serious promotion for her ahead of the album drop.
She previously came under fire for a now-deleted Instagram comment about the newly released album cover. “I have always been extremely inclusive without even trying to. My best friends are rappers, my boyfriends have been rappers.” Many found an issue with the fact that she immediately associated rappers with people of color. Fans called her out for this generalization and stereotype.
This came after Lana caused a stir after name-dropping several popular female artists for not getting the same amount of backlash for their music in 2020. She posted the controversial lengthy statement on Instagram. Lana referenced Beyonce, Doja Cat, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Kehlani and Nicki Minaj which did not go over well with some of her fans. She later posted an explanation to try and clear up the confusion.
Still, Lana has 18.4 million Instagram followers and the support of the Lana Cult who are eager to see what she does next. Will you be joining the Lana Cult?