29 March 2021, 12:33
Addison and Jimmy’s TikTok dance segment received backlash after the show failed to credit the original creators behind each dance.
While promoting her new single ‘Obsessed’, Addison stopped by The Tonight Show to take part in a lil’ segment where she “teaches” Jimmy 8 iconic and popular dances from TikTok.
However, that segment has now been criticised by some because neither Addison nor Jimmy acknowledged the original creators of the dances.
Many viewers called out the show for failing to either promote the originators of the dances (the majority of whom are black creators), or invite them on the show to perform their own dances themselves.
While you can provide ‘dance credit’ (or ‘dc’, as it’s known on the app) to the original creator on TikTok, which Addison always does in her captions, the segment didn’t credit any of the creators on screen.
The View‘s Sunny Hostin called The Tonight Show‘s lack of credit “a miss”, adding: “Let’s give credit to the black creators”. Others…