Why are so many TikTok users starting to develop the same fake accent?

Why are so many TikTok users starting to develop the same fake accent?. Why are so many TikTok users starting to develop the same fake accent?. "I was casually choking on a hot dog in the Costco parking lot when I was approached by a short king — a potential suitor,". "I was casually choking on a hot dog in the Costco parking lot when I was approached by a short king — a potential suitor,". the TikTok user @mr.mosebys_lefttit (or "Musings of a Crouton") boldly declared in a video. the TikTok user @mr.mosebys_lefttit (or "Musings of a Crouton") boldly declared in a video. Her accent is fully dignified, vaguely British and entirely fake. What we formally call the mid-Atlantic accent first came about in the era of "talkies,". or the first movies to have sound, in the 1920s. Cary Grant and other Old Hollywood stars popularized the so-called "movie accent," which was then picked up in boarding schools and on the radio. Experts from the language learning app Babbel told In The Know that it sounds like a cross between two accents from opposite sides of the ocean. British Received Pronunciation (BRP) and Standard American. so it's named as if it hails directly from the middle of the Atlantic. It fell out of style at the end of WWII, but it's slowly becoming popular again, particularly on social media. It fell out of style at the end of WWII, but it's slowly becoming popular again, particularly on social media. Babbel's language experts told In The Know that it's commonly used to communicate wealth and education. so it's possible Gen Z stars are trying to "tap into the status and power" of the accent, . ...or maybe they're just "looking to stand out with a distinctive sound in an increasingly saturated market". ...or maybe they're just "looking to stand out with a distinctive sound in an increasingly saturated market"