Thursday, December 7, 2023

Khaby Lame, World’s Most-Followed Tiktok Creator, Joins “Italia’s Got Talent” as a Judge

On Italia’s Got Talent, Khaby Lame has secured a significant position. On TikTok, the Italian social media sensation of Senegalese ancestry has the most followers worldwide. He will now serve as a jury member on Italia’s Got Talent, according to Variety. 

When exactly the new series will premiere is unknown, but Khaby will appear with TV celebrity Elettra Lamborghini, the granddaughter of Ferruccio Lamborghini, who founded the upscale Italian automaker. Mara Maionchi, a television personality, and Frank Matano, a comedian and YouTuber, will return as judges for the talent competition. 

He first gained notoriety on TikTok in March 2020, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, and has since built up a sizable fanbase, making him a strong candidate for the competition series.

The first Blavity post about Khaby Lame’s addition as a jury member for “Italia’s Got Talent” occurred. He had previously ventured into the realm of jurors. He served on the jury for the #TikTokShortFilm at the Cannes Film Festival in 2022. On TikTok, he currently has 154 million followers. 

The program will air on Disney+, rather than Sky, like previous seasons, and auditions have started in the southern Italian city of Avellino, near Naples, reported Variety.

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