Queen Guitarist Brian May Announces He’s Banned From TikTok After Getting 2.2M Views In 48 Hours


Queen lead guitarist Brian May recently shared a post on his official Instagram page revealing that his official TikTok account was suspended after receiving 2.2 million views in just two days, supposedly because of a guideline violation and while May asked his fans to explain how he can get his account back, his TikTok page was luckily returned to him in a few hours.

As many of you know, there’s always a brand new social media platform popping up every single day, especially because most of the world’s population is still in their homes due to the coronavirus pandemic. Therefore, most fans want to see their favorite musicians through these platforms, especially on a relatively new social media, TikTok.

While most musicians are having a hard time keeping up with their already existing social media accounts, Brian May seems to be determined to have an official TikTok page since he dived into this fun short video world recently, getting a total of 2.2 million views only in two days.

However, TikTok’s algorithm must have been surprised by these unexpected numbers since Queen guitarist recently shared a post on his official Instagram page revealing that his TikTok account happened to be banned. While sharing the news with his fans, May wanted them to explain if there was an actual violation.

Here is what May said:

“Whaaaaaat? I guess my career on Tik Tok is over !!! Is this a joke? What did I do! From 0 to 2.1 million views in 48 hours and then back to zero!!! Can somebody explain this to me? Was my post too dangerous for Tik Tok ?!!! Do I get to appeal? Hello TikTok? Bri”

Fortunately, his fans supported May by started tagging the official Instagram page of TikTok in the comments section, as a result, the legendary guitarist shared another post revealing that he got his TikTok account back. In addition to this, he thanked his fans for supporting him and shared a post on TikTok once again.

Here is what the Queen icon said:

“Well, I seem to be back! Thanks, IG pals for kicking up a stink! I guess I broke Tik Tok!! And you guys got it fixed for me! So, just so you know what the fuss was all about … this is my one and only post! Will there be more? I’m still wonderin’ !!! Bri”

You can see the Instagram post below.

Photo Credit: Brian May – Instagram Page