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Tana Mongeau faces backlash over “cheap looking” perfume bottle

Published: 27/Jan/2020 19:52

by Meg Bethany Koepp


YouTube-turned-MTV starlet Tana Mongeau has received backlash over her new perfume ‘TANA by Tana,’ with some fans upset over the shape of the bottle.

On January 25, the 21-year-old surprised her fanbase with the announcement that she’d created her own perfume, and even starred in a hilarious commercial to market the product.

While many rallied to order the new scent, some of her supporters were unhappy over the reveal because of one feature in particular – the bottle.

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TANA by Tana. MY FIRST PERFUME!!!! As much as I know you’d expect it to smell like backwoods and sex- I’ve curated my perfect scent.. it will captivate you with the flirty top notes of Tahitian vanilla and a head turning base of vivid, sexy citrus. The heart having subtle notes of Argan oils will kiss your skin with it’s silky texture. Get ready to be drenched in luxury- with TANA by Tana. The feeling of obsessing over perfecting something for almost a year and finally letting it out into the world is like none other. I hope you love my baby as much as I do. I never in my WILDEST DREAMS thought watching Paris Hilton perfume commercials on my TV at 11 that I’d be able to be doing the same thing, with her help, at 21. All thanks to you. The biggest of thank yous to @jordanworona @parishilton @huntermoreno @nickgalarza @jennaawolf and everyone else who played a role in making this DREAM a reality. NOW IF YOU WANNA SMELL LIKE ME, (in a good way of course), or need to get laid, or get that job, or get someone back, or need a Valentine’s Day gift for your main bitch/side bitch/single self, go to tanabytana.com or click the link in my bio and get your sugar daddy’s/parents/boss bitch cards ready!!!!!!! AAAAHHHH!!!! TANA BY TANA!!!!!!

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Tana Mongeau’s new perfume

The Nevada-born star’s product is said to “captivate you with the flirty top notes of Tahitian vanilla and a head-turning base of vivid, sexy citrus” and “kiss your skin with it’s silky texture” – as detailed in an Instagram post by the internet personality.

Its glass container – a skull-shaped moment – holds 60 ml/2 fl oz, and the scent is priced on her website for $48 plus shipping and handling.

Some fans aren’t too pleased with the bottle though, with YouTuber Damon Fizzy finding a very similar product on a Chinese website for $0.30. “I can get this perfume bottle from China for 30 cents,” he said, and later followed it up with, “I have no issues with Tana and find her entertaining. I just thought she’d at least brand the product.”

He wasn’t the only one to point out the similarities though, others compared it to something that could be bought from US retail chain Hot Topic. The beauty brand ‘Blackheart’ has famously collaborated with the clothing store in the past to bring out rollerball perfumes in a glass skull.

“Why does Tana by Tana bottle look so cheap. Still gonna buy it [though],” one fan tweeted. I live for tana but sis is [about to] catch a lawsuit from hot topic,” another said, comparing the two side-by-side.

“All that money and the best Tana Mongeau could do was rip off a 5 dollar hot topic perfume bottle and call it “tana by tana”,” another person posted. “The creative bankruptcy of big name youtubers never ceases to amaze me.”

Despite the criticism of the bottle, other supporters were quick to rally behind the YouTuber and back up her new perfume product – including celebrities and other influencers.

“Get me some f**king tana by tana,” Logan Paul tweeted, clearly excited by his former sister-in-law’s venture.

Over on Instagram, congratulations for the MTV star poured in, with reality TV actor and singer Paris Hilton commenting, “Love you sis! So proud of you!” 

Ex-husband Jake Paul also chimed in with “queen snapped” and rapper ModSun posted a simple “Proud of u.”

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Friends and celebrities offered messages of congratulations for Tana.

When announcing the perfume, Tana revealed that she’d spent the best part of a year designing the scent and working on the bottle – meaning that maybe it’s more of a coincidence than meets the eye.

Glass skull bottles have been around for years (think Dan Aykroyd’s Crystal Head vodka) so it’s no surprise to many that it’s had an influence on future products.


Shroud impressed with Sykkuno’s “amazing” Rust skills: “You destroyed me!”

Published: 16/Jan/2021 17:57

by Georgina Smith


Michael ‘shroud’ Grzesiek was left in awe after Sykkuno managed to shoot him dead on the OTV Rust server, and it was safe to say he was impressed by the streamer’s aim, saying “you killed me, you’re amazing!”

The Offline TV Rust sever has been a huge talking point since the start of this year, as with the enormous host of streamers participating there are endless amounts of content for fans to consume on the daily.

The server even ended up needing to be split into two after people’s varying playstyles caused some tension and calls for a need to separate PVP-focused players and roleplay-focused players.

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While it was originally released in 2013, Rust has experienced a surge in popularity thanks to the OTV server.

However, that’s not to say that there haven’t been plenty of iconic moments between streamers, as even though the game can get pretty violent, the vast range of streamer interactions has led to some great scenes for fans.

That was the case for Sykkuno fans when he managed to kill shroud, leaving everyone impressed with his skills.

While they were competing for the Oil Rig, Sykkuno managed to get shroud with his gun as he jumped, and it didn’t seem like shroud expected it at all, dying with a bewildered “no, Sykkuno!”

Sykkuno’s hand immediately flew to his mouth, laughing and apologizing for the abrupt kill.

Michael sounded equally as impressed as he did betrayed, after a few seconds of silence saying “Sykkuno you killed me, you’re amazing!” But the compliments didn’t end there, with Micheal adding, “you destroyed me!” and even “you’re the better gamer, man” to which Sykkuno replied, “no, no, most definitely not.”

Sykkuno has talked previously about how he’s a “humongous fan of shroud” in the past, so this interaction definitely proved to be a positive one for the rising streamer.

One fan on Twitter said, “Sykkuno downed shroud and even shroud is proud of him,” another saying “that Sykkuno/shroud friendly PVP was beautiful to watch… what in the wholesome rivalry.”

The PVP moment was definitely an entertaining one all round, and while the results were unexpected, no one was more impressed than shroud himself.