28/09/2022

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Senegalese-born TikTok star will get Italian citizenship

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**Khaby Lame, the world’s most-followed Tik-Tokker, turned an Italian citizen on Wednesday. The 22-year-old was born in Senegal then moved to Italy as a younger baby and was raised in in a poor space of the city of Chivasso, outdoors of Turin.
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A solemn ceremony for a playful character.

Senegalese-born and Tik-tok Mega star, Khaby lame turned an Italian citizen Wednesday.

The one who arrived in Italy as a toddler swore to be trustworthy to the Italian Republic and to look at the Structure and the state’s legal guidelines.

I’m very proud“, Lame mentioned. His Senegalese dad and mom settled in Italy when he was nonetheless a toddler, so after greater than 15 years spent within the Alpine nation, he  “already felt Italian“. ‘It isn’t that earlier than signing, I didn’t really feel Italian, so little or no has modified“, he confessed.

It’s within the Chivasso metropolis corridor that Lame acquired a brand new citizenship. He grew up in a poor space of town which is situated outdoors of Turin. When Covid hit, he misplaced his work and turned to social media solely to turn out to be a famous person.

It’s totally totally different as a result of I’ve all the time lived within the slums, however there, in our having nothing, we had been pleased, we had been glad, we performed within the courtyard, regardless that we had nothing .Anyhow, sure, it is one other actuality, it is a complete new world to which I nonetheless must get used to, however I’m steadily adapting

Lame, like many kids to migrant dad and mom in Italy, needed to wait till he was an grownup to turn out to be a citizen.

It’s a new chapter within the lifetime of the general public determine. With 148.5 million followers on Tik Tok, Lame no works with manufacturers and get sponsorship and endorsement contracts.