Whether or not you religiously scroll by the “For You Web page” on TikTok every day or you do not even have the app downloaded in your cellphone, there is a good likelihood that you have heard of the Hype Home and its members (and their drama).
The Hype Home is a collective of high TikTok stars together with, notably, Chase Hudson (lilhuddy), Thomas Petrou, Addison Rae, Avani Gregg, and Kouvr Annon. A few of the members are literally roommates in an L.A. mansion, which serves as a web site for a lot of viral movies.
Although the idea of a house stuffed with TikTok stars was unfathomable only a few years in the past, earlier than the app took off in reputation, the Hype Home is increasing into a brand new residence. The members are transferring to the previous Clout Home within the Hollywood Hills, however they nonetheless are paying hire for his or her unique residence.
The unique Hype Home might not at the moment have tenants, however a number of outsiders nonetheless determined to pay a go to there and have a look inside — with out permission from the members.
Who broke into Hype Home?
Because the members moved out in early June of 2020, the unique Hype Home residence has been empty. On June 12, a number of teen TikTok customers started posting movies on their pages (which have since been deleted) that included footage from the empty residence. Display recordings of the movies in query have been posted to the Instagram account @TikTokRoom.
The group took movies on the house’s notorious stairs, within the bedrooms, and in the lounge. Whereas the identities of lots of the intruders have remained personal, Jenny Popach (actual title Roselie Arritola) has recognized herself as certainly one of them. Her mother, Maria Ulacia, went with the youngsters, and she or he claimed that the women have been going to maneuver in and that they’d turn out to be the Junior Hype Home.
Maria was seen carrying a skeleton sweatshirt that belongs to Chase Hudson in one of many now-deleted movies. In one other, one of many alleged intruders gave the impression to be carrying a hat that belonged to Avani Gregg.
Maria additionally posted a video that detailed what had been left behind within the residence, together with varied clothes objects, a notepad with varied plans and numbers in it, and a whiteboard with among the members’ names.
Many Hype Home members commented on the break-in.
Whereas the women later claimed that they have been let into the house by its caregiver, a number of Hype Home members later confirmed that they entered with out permission.
The Hype Home issued an official assertion to Insider in regards to the theft.
“Contemplating the truth that there merely isn’t any ‘caretaker’ for the home, or anybody past the present Hype Home residents (who weren’t residence on the time), that has the authority to breach safety, open the safety gate, and ‘invite’ strangers into our residence, we’ve got turned the total investigation over to legislation enforcement and can comply with their lead concerning subsequent steps and holding the suitable people accountable for his or her actions,” the assertion started.
“Relating to accountability, no matter intent or lapses in judgement, breaking an coming into, trespassing, and property theft are felony offenses that won’t be tolerated by the members of Hype Home or legislation enforcement. From right here, we’ll defer to legislation enforcements and the authorized system to find out the suitable final result for these concerned,” the assertion concluded.
Along with the formal assertion, many high members started posting their very own reactions to the intruder information.
“We’re nonetheless renting that property. They cannot even hire that place. loopy a– individuals,” Thomas Petrou wrote on one of many @TikTokRoom reposted clips.
Chase Hudson tweeted about his sweatshirt being worn with out his permission.
“So as we speak I wakened, checked tiktok, and noticed that a couple of women together with their MOTHER broke into our previous home, and likewise took MY garments. that is past f—–g bizarre, how do individuals suppose this s–t is okay?” he wrote.
Others pleaded for followers to cease visiting the house with out permission, as this merely wasn’t the primary time that that they had uninvited visitors.
“To some followers and individuals who hold exhibiting as much as the Hype Home. Are you able to please cease and respect the little little bit of privateness we’ve got. Thanks,” Tony Lopez tweeted on June 14.
“Do not come round and use mfs for some views,” he wrote in a follow-up tweet. “Go residence lol.”
Kouvr Annon posted a number of Instagram tales in regards to the break-in, and she or he did a walk-through of what she discovered within the residence afterwards. She claimed that she had an merchandise stolen, and that her fish have been nowhere to be discovered.
“So, I simply bought again to our previous home, which was deep-cleaned by our maids earlier than we left. It is so fairly, proper? Additionally, somebody took my tattoo gun. Thanks. And, I had fish right here on an computerized feeder and the fish tank is now subsequent to the bathroom with no fish in it. So that is for you,” she mentioned as she flipped off the digital camera.
One of many alleged Hype Home intruders issued an apology.
After the teenager intruders handled a substantial quantity of backlash on-line, 13-year-old Jenny Popach posted a proof on her Instagram tales. The tales have since disappeared, however they have been screenshotted and posted on @TikTokRoom.
“Pay attention, I’ve apologized to Chase’s supervisor and the Hype Home supervisor themselves. I do not need any unhealthy blood with anybody related from or with the Hype Home. A caretaker led us to consider it was okay to see the house, a door was unlocked and so they mentioned we may go inside. We didn’t steal something and that i can guarantee you that. My pals and I actually love the Hype Home and solely wished to movie there,” she started.
“My good friend was not carrying Avani’s hat both. She introduced her hat herself. She occurs to actually like Avani [and] truly wished one like her. My mother might have put Chase’s jacket on, and we’re sorry about that,” Jenny continued. “We left the jacket in the home after we left. Once more, [we] didn’t take something.”
“I perceive this doesn’t justify us being in the home with out permission, however we have been naive to the scenario that they have been nonetheless renting there and the caretaker wasn’t truly somebody they knew. Once we went inside, the place was already a multitude. In the event that they left it clear, somebody should’ve got here earlier than us and messed it up,” her apology continued.
“As I mentioned, in the event that they left it clear like they mentioned, somebody should’ve got here in earlier than us and tousled the place and flushed her fish. I’m actually sorry if I made anybody uncomfortable. My intentions have been by no means unhealthy, nor have been my pals. We’re simply younger women who have been exited [sic] to see a [sic] iconic spot. My pals and I are so sorry to all of the now and ex-members of the Hype Home who stayed within the residence,” she concluded. “As we mentioned, we love you guys and our intentions have been by no means unhealthy.”
It is unclear but whether or not there can be any authorized ramifications for the group that allegedly broke into the Hype Home. Maria additionally issued an apology, which echoed her daughter’s sentiments, and she or he mentioned that she was not a thief.