A mother and creator from Maryland has gone TikTok viral after sharing behind-the-scenes snaps from her look in a Backstreet Boys music video
The yr is 1999. You love Britney Spears, sporting butterfly clips, worrying about Y2K, and your favourite music, “I Want It That Way” by the Backstreet Boys is taking part in on the radio. Life is nice. But in the event you’re present Maryland creator and mother of 4 Devon Daniels, life is de facto, actually good, as a result of in 1999, you might be 17 years previous and are literally IN the “I Want It That Way” music video. After sharing behind-the-scenes clips from her time on the set of the now-iconic video, the Maryland mom of 4 has gone viral on TikTok.
This is Daniels, who you may bear in mind her the video as “iconic screaming kween.”
She’s now 39, an creator, and has 4 youngsters that apparently didn’t give an eff that their mother was in a music video with the most effective boyband on the earth, that’s, till her TikTok went viral.
In a Buzzfeed interview, she says she gained the prospect to be within the video by way of a radio-call-in present. Also, bear in mind radio call-ins? Man, the ‘90s had it all. However, she shared that at the time, the Backstreet Boys were a newer band and she wasn’t a super-fan simply but. “They were popular but…it was just before the true explosion, so I wasn’t even super familiar who the Backstreet Boys were. I knew the songs, but I didn’t necessarily know the band members.”
“[It was] an incredible experience! the guys were amazing & I feel so privileged to be part of pop culture history. This was 1999 – I was 17 yrs old!!” Daniels additionally shared in a touch upon the video. Apparently Nick Carter himself even left a touch upon her video too.
In a follow-up video, she mentioned that showing within the video was the primary time she and the opposite followers on set had heard the music and mentioned, “We couldn’t stop singing it. We immediately knew it was going to be a massive hit.”
The finest a part of her now-viral TikTok video is all of the classic movie photographs she took behind the scenes.
Look at these super-derp photographs of Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell, and Kevin Richardson. Truly the faces of younger males who don’t know they’re about to be wildly well-known.
“They were so nice, and we were able to go up to them and ask if they would take a picture,” she instructed Buzzfeed.
Daniels recapped the remainder of the BTS particulars on her TikTok, and funnily sufficient, her love of boybands has adopted her into the 2020s, as she channeled her boyband obsession in her romantic comedy guide, Meet You In the Middle. Once a fan, at all times a fan.