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Screengrabs from Annaleigh's TikTok videos

Screengrabs from Annaleigh's TikTok videos

Screengrabs from Annaleigh's TikTok videos

How do you become famous in today's multi-platform online world? One way, it seems, is to cross the path of someone who is already famous and wants to put you on his mobile video networking service.

That is what happened to Belfast teenager Annaleigh Johnston who was filmed by internet vlogger Alexander the Great and the videos immediately went viral. She was filmed telling her dad to shush when he expressed concern about the film and was given that title on the videos. Given that most teenagers never want to hear what their parents say, there will be many dads out there wondering if their little girls could have been Shush Girl. If only ...

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