25 May 2021 4:03 PM +00:00

Bella Poarch "Built Up" Icon Series Emote Coming to Fortnite

One of TikTok's biggest stars, Bella Poarch, is rumored to be getting her own Emote called "Built Up" in Fortnite.

The 24-year-old US Navy Veteran is well known for her videos on the social service, often seen dancing and making cute faces.

On May 14, 2021, she also released a music video entitled "Build-a-B*tch," which is most likely where the new Emote is coming from.

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Bella Poarch's "Built Up" Emote

With over 69 million followers and some of the most-watched clips on TikTok, Bella Poarch is a no-brainer when it comes to Fortnite's Icon Series.

Dataminers have found that a new Emote, titled "Built Up," is being added to the Icon Series, featuring Poarch, and is most likely a dance based on her short dance clip at the end of her new "Build-a-B*tch" music video.

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In a press statement, Bella stated:

"‘Build a B*tch’ is about accepting yourself for who you are instead of listening to other people’s ideas of what you should do or how you should look,"
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On May 14, 2021, the day the video debuted, it was the most-watched video on YouTube for the day, with over 10 million views worldwide.

The video launched Poarch from dancing and lip-syncing on TikTok into creating wholly unique content featuring her vocal talents, which she has shared several times before in clips.

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Fortnite's Icon Series

Fortnite's Icon Series is where real-world gaming, music, film, and fashion enter the world of Fortnite through Emote, Skins, and more.

Launching with the Ninja Skin, Fortnite has expanded the Icon Series to include Music, Emote, and more, bringing officially licensed content into the game from content creators, famous musicians, and even Tiktokers and Instagrammers.

Recent additions to the Icon Series include Skins like Lazer Beam and Major Lazer and Emotes like Blinding Lights, Leave The Door Open, and Wanna See Me.

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