American teens have been dressing like Mrs Doubtfire to buy alcohol during the pandemic. As reported by the New York Post , under age drinkers have been posting videos of their Mrs Doubtfire-inspired disguises on social media platform TikTok. A number of videos of teenagers scoring booze at liquor stores while disguised as octogenarians have racked up millions of views.
TikTok teens are dressing up as grandmas to get booze
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Remember the good old days of underage drinking? Well, as we know, the teens are much more resourceful now, so it may come as no surprise to find out that some of them are apparently taking advantage of the current mask-wearing paradigm to don full disguises in order to buy alcohol. In a TikTok trend first reported by the New York Post , it seems that some teenagers have been running an elaborate booze-buying scheme that involves using face makeup and costumes to impersonate senior citizens. She then twerks, merrily, on the side of the road with her loot. Another video, which has been viewed over , times, shows a young woman apply full prosthetic wrinkles and a few baggy sweaters, enter a 7-Eleven, and leave with a bag of hard ciders. In a third, the teen forgoes makeup altogether, making off with a bottle of Smirnoff with just a face mask, headscarf, and pair of thick spectacles — though she did make a commendable effort of hunching over and walking slowly, leaning on a friend who was posing as her granddaughter for support. That said, since the Post first reported on the trend, some of the videos have been taken down, perhaps because if they are authentic the teens responsible could be in some hot water.
They offer him his first GrandMa, or a half-shot of Grand Marnier , the orange-flavored, Cognac-based liqueur, on the house. Schmuecker first encountered the GrandMa tradition while attending Salve Regina University in the early aughts. Today it is ubiquitous in the Rhode Island town, an immediate show of local hospitality.
By Marisa Dellatto. July 14, pm Updated July 15, pm. A little artistry can go a long way. One TikTok video with over 1. The video then shows the made-up gal using a walker in a parking lot, clutching a bottle of pink liquid, wearing a baggy sweater, wire-rimmed glasses and a babushka headscarf.