TikTok stars Charli D’Amelio and Dixie D’Amelio got here beneath fireplace for the best way they handled their private chef, Aaron Could, in a video posted to their household’s YouTube channel.
For the primary episode of “Dinner With the D’Amelios,” which has racked up greater than 8 million views since its premiere on Monday, November 16, YouTuber and make-up artist James Charles stunned Charli, 16, Dixie, 19, and their dad and mom, Marc D’Amelio and Heidi D’Amelio, at their dwelling for a night of nice eating.
Could, who has appeared on a number of Meals Community exhibits through the years, ready a salad, two completely different paellas and different gourmand dishes that the D’Amelios and Charles, 21, raved about. Nonetheless, when Dixie seen a snail folded into the rice, she and Charli started to gag and make faces in entrance of the chef.
“It brings you good luck and luck to eat it,” Could, 42, defined of the delicacy because the “Be Joyful” singer squirmed in her seat earlier than operating exterior to throw up.
Marc, 52, known as his eldest daughter “dramatic,” whereas Heidi, 48, brushed it off as “basic Dixie.” Charli, in the meantime, jokingly requested to have “dino nuggets” as an alternative.
Within the feedback part of the video, which has been trending on YouTube since Monday, viewers had been fast to name out Dixie and Charli whereas expressing sympathy for Could.
“They’ve NO manners they had been so impolite. James stopped them not there [sic] dad and mom. So unhappy,” one person wrote. One other commented, “Charli and dixie are influences for god sake! they marvel why they’re shedding followers!”
Whereas Charli, who’s TikTok’s hottest person with 98.7 million followers, has but to publicly handle the backlash, Dixie defended her actions on Wednesday, November 18.
“My household and I’ve been working with Chef Aaron Could for a few months now, engaged on content material for our channel and dealing on content material for his channel, and [we’ve] made a tremendous friendship,” she stated. “Earlier than I even get into something, I’m so grateful for each single individual that follows me, each single individual I care about, each single individual I work with, each single one who works with me as a result of I’m simply so grateful for all the alternatives I’ve had.”
Dixie, who has 43.8 million TikTok followers, denied that she was “disrespectful” towards Could, explaining that she merely has a delicate abdomen.
“My group is aware of I throw up lots. I throw up on the scent, the thought or the style of something,” she stated. “So, once they noticed the snails, they had been like, ‘Oh, let’s get her and attempt to see if we are able to get a response out of her.’ … I really like [our] chef, and I might by no means disrespect him in any manner.”
The D’Amelios have develop into web sensations since they joined TikTok. In latest months, they’ve been engaged on launching their very own actuality TV present.
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