Statue of Literby viral video.

It's the Statue of Literby

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It's the Statue of Literby, also known as Statue of Litterbee or I'm About to Shit My Pants, is a viral video in which a family drives by a sign depicting the Statue of Liberty and a child says, "It's the statue of literby," followed by another child saying, "I'm about to shit my pants." The video was posted to TikTok in December 2020 and became a prominent source for lip-dub videos and memes over the following years.


On December 13th, 2020, TikToker[1] @deetabacco13 posted a video where a family drives by a light-up sign depicting the Statue of Liberty. A child says, "It's the statue of literby," mispronouncing "Statue of Liberty." Another child then says, "I'm about to shit my pants" and everyone in the car laughs (shown below). The video gained over 12 million views in just over two years.

@deetabacco13 My 5 year old goes to see Holidays lights with Nonno and her cousins and is apparently having a shit-tastic time πŸ˜‚ #fyp #foryou #makethisviral ♬ original sound – Danielle Tabacco


The video's original sound inspired over 8,900 uses over the following years. The majority of the videos are either lip dubs or videos showcasing another sign or object that looks like the Statue of Liberty over the audio. For example, on March 26th, 2021, TikToker[2] @zacherickson posted a version of the video that gained over 10 million views in two years. On April 2nd, a version of the video was uploaded to YouTube[6] that garnered over 200,000 views in two years. On March 1st, 2023, TikToker[3] @minutemademads posted a video that gained over 12 million views in three weeks (shown below).

@minutemademads #greenscreenvideo ♬ original sound – Danielle Tabacco

On March 13th, TikToker[4] @unklsart posted an animation based on the sound using Amazing World of Gumball characters, garnering over 1.1 million views in a week (shown below, left). On March 18th, TikToker[5] @mew._54 posted an animation to the sound based on South Park characters, garnering over 645,000 views in four days (shown below, right).

@unklsart its 3am, i have work in the morning, but i animated this instead #gumball #animation #litterby #statueofliterbee #amazingworldofgumball #digitalart #art ♬ original sound – Adam Kong

@mew.54 "It's the statue of litterby!" . . #southpark #kylebroflovski #kyle #ike #ikebroflovski #meme #sp #southparkanimation #southparkmemes #statueofliberty #carride blank" title="♬ sonido original – mew" href="">♬ sonido original – mew

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[1] TikTok – deetabacco13

[2] TikTok – zacherickson

[3] TikTok – minutemademads

[4] TikTok – unklsart

[5] TikTok – mew._54

[6] YouTube – Internet Things

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