Fortnite Rumored to Be Adding a New Icon Emote of TikTok Superstar Bella Poarch Today

Published 05/25/2021, 12:04 PM EDT


Over the years, Fortnite has done a commendable job in partnering up with a lot of unique personalities. The developers have worked with tons of different celebrities from star athletes to musicians to even streaming superstars. These celebrities have made a mark on the game with emotes, skins and many other items.

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Many of these collaborations have made its way into the Icon line of emotes in Fortnite. These emotes contain a lot of pop culture references, popular dances and many more. Many famous characters have their own range of Icon emotes, and the latest join the long list of celebrities is TikTok superstar, Bella Poarch.

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Bella Poarch rumored to be added as an Icon emote in Fortnite

Popular Fortnite leaker, ShiinaBR recently tweeted that the game will receive a new Icon emote. The tweet revealed that the star of this emote was none other TikTok celebrity, Bella Poarch. It also mentioned that it will arrive today, so fans can definitely monitor the store, if the leaks are true.

Bella Poarch now joins a laundry list of superstars from different platforms. She will now be in the same category of emotes such as Ninja’s Ninja Style and Pokimane’s Poki Dance which are quite popular in the game.

Who is Bella Poarch?

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Bella Poarch is one of the most popular TikTokers in the world. She gained massive fame after she lip-synced on to the iconic “M to the B” song from Blackpool rapper, Millie B. The TikTok video also gained a lot of views and it is currently the most liked video on the platform with almost 50 million likes.

Following a massive rise in popularity, it seems like she might take a massive jump to a different profession in music. Poarch recently released a pop song in “Build a B*tch”, with a music video featuring internet stars like Valkyrae, Bretman Rock, and many more. The video now has almost 100 million views, and she has received rave reviews for her debut single. Poarch now joins a growing list of social media stars to enter the music scene such as Corpse Husband, KSI, and many more.

It’s likely that Fortnite will use her debut song as the background music for her emote. It remains to be seen what the moves are, but the developers have a lot of different dance choreographies to choose from. In the end, it seems like fans should have one hell of an emote for them to use in-game.

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Rupesh Nair

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Rupesh is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently a student at Mumbai University, he has been involved with eSports since his childhood. Having played titles like Fallout 4, Minecraft, FIFA, Portal 2 and Halo 4 extensively, Rupesh has a deep understanding of the sport.

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