The TikTok viral trend “teenage dirtbag” has really taken off and now celebs are getting in on the action. A quick scroll of your FYP section probably brings up tons of videos of the trend that reminisces with pics from years ago set to rock group Wheatus‘ single from 2000, “Teenage Dirtbag.” The fun all began with people showing pics from their more rebellious younger years, but it has since evolved into pure nostalgia with any fun throwback snaps. Earlier this week, the hashtag had over 1.2 billion views, and is still growing.
Christina Aguilera posted her video captioned, “I’m just an OG #teenagedirtbag baby 🖤” to which the comment section had some reminiscing fun. Amazon Music posted, “I vote we bring her back 😁” Other comments included,
“You made this trend 🏆”
“THE TREND IS OFFICIALLY OVER. QUEEEEEN. ICON. WINNER.”
“All hail the FREAKING QUEEN”
“You win. Hands down. Iconic ♥️♥️♥️”
@xtina I’m just an OG #teenagedirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Madonna‘s video captioned, “You had to be there…….#teenagedirtbag 😜,” featured photos of the icon from her early days before hitting fame up through current day, and all her different hairstyles throughout the years. Her followers commented, “the QUEEN OF ALL QUEENS,” “People say they’re the OG but YOU, Madonna, are the actual OG!,” “She’s just a material girl living in a material world guys,” “OG is right,” and many others.
@madonna You had to be there…….#teenagedirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Lady Gaga’s video took fans way back. Captioned, “I had to 🤣🖤🕶🔥 #teenagedirtbag,” the 36-year-old singer took us back to the early years of her career when she rocked darker hair and party-ready styles. In the comment section she posted, “Just Stefani….🖤” referring to her days before she became the well-known Lady Gaga that she is today. Wheatus themselves even commented on her video giving their approval of her part in the trend saying, “SOS. Lady Gaga shattered us into a million pieces. We will never recover from this. Who knew there was such a thing as too much happy? 😭😭😭❤️❤️❤️”
@ladygaga I had to 🤣🖤🕶🔥 #teenagedirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
“i had to jump on this trend! 😂❣️ #TeenageDirtBag,” Carmen Electra captioned her video that features her ex-husbands, Dennis Rodman and Dave Navarro, as well as Missy Elliot and that famous smooch between her and Paris Hilton from 2004. Comments on her life-in-pics flashback included, “Sorry, not at teenage dirtbag when you owned it!😂,” “Seeing half them pics lol I remember being a teenager,” “Still smoking 🔥🔥” and others.
@therealcarmenelectra i had to jump on this trend! 😂❣️ #TeenageDirtBag #TeenageDirtbagBaby #TeenageDirtbagTrend #Fyp #ForYouPage #Trending ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Kevin Bacon also jumped on the bandwagon throwing his retro pics into the mix with the catchy tune. The actor used photos from some of his popular movies from the earlier days of his career. Comments on his video included, “Footloose is the EPITOME of teenage dirtbag, and we love you for it Kevin Bacon,” “He understood the assignment,” “Ummm.. sir… All my teen crush moments just popped up almost all at once…lol,” “Straight outta my teenage dreams! 🥰,” and about 17,000 others.
@kevinbacon 😎 #TeenageDirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Jennifer Garner‘s video got more than 9.2 million views, 1.5 million likes and more than 11,000 comments. Her walk down memory lane included pics of her playing the saxophone, practicing ballet, performing in a play, and making goofy faces. One viewer commented, “I thought it would be pictures of the actress that plays young you in 13 going on 30 LOL,” to which Garner replied, “Missed opportunity. 🤦🏻♀️♥️” Wheatus commented, “This one is PERFECT 😁,” Times Square NYC said, “You won 😳,” and other comments included, “you seem like a real person. it makes me smile,” “You understood the assignment,” “Do it again but with 13 going on 30 clips lmao,” and many more.
@jennifergarner 🤷🏻♀️ #teenagedirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Gwen Stefani shared photos from her teenage years in the 80’s, performing on stage, playing guitar and other throwback pics. The video has gotten 8.7 million views so far. Hulu commented, “i think Gwen won this one guys…” Wheatus also commented with, “We’re done. We can’t handle it. Stop everything.”
@gwenstefani 🙃 #teenagedirtbag ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus
Paris Hilton‘s video captioned, “So sorry to everyone else but I win this trend 👑💖✨ #Sliving 🔥,” got 11.1 million views, 1.8 million likes, and more than 14,000 comments. Her video includes pics of her with Nicole Richie, Britney Spears, and her sister Nicky Hilton. Of course, Wheatus was tagged in the comments and replied, “Hahaha don’t worry, we saw it and screamed appropriately.”
@parishilton So sorry to everyone else but I win this trend 👑💖✨ #Sliving ♬ Teenage Dirtbag – Sped Up (and she doesn’t give a damn about me) (Sped Up) – Wheatus