As he looked up at the ceiling of his girlfriend's house, Vine star Michael LoPriore noticed something about the lighting fixture attached. It was in the shape of a bowl and was fastened to the ceiling by a button driven at the center of the bulb. It looked like a female human breast. And a thought came to him, inspiring a song that would go down in internet history.
Over the last six years, LoPriore’s Vine has given a name to virtually everyone’s bedroom light. On Instagram, there are more than 1,200 #ceilingtitty posts as people identify the boob-shaped lamp in the background of their photos — and record their own covers. (LoPriore’s six-second track is a true earworm.)
On TikTok, users remix LoPriore’s video, adding their own #ceilingtitty to a long chain of musical light fixtures.
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