One mother-to-be has sparked debate on TikTok after she peed in a drinking cup as part of a bizarre “gender reveal”.
Bartender and TikToker Michelle Charlotte (@michellebellexo) posted a video of herself trying out the trick, where a woman urinates into a cup of baking soda, apparently to determine the sex of the unborn child.
If the mixture fizzes, it means the woman is having a baby, whereas if the mixture remains flat, it’s supposed to signal that she’s having a girl – so the old wives’ tale goes. It goes without saying, but there is no evidence that this method accurately gives the baby’s gender.
In the video, the TikToker reveals that the mixture has remained flat – meaning that, according to this test, she would be having a girl.
But Jenae soon learned that Michelle had not thrown the glasses away. Michelle had responded to one comment: “Haven’t y’all heard of washing glasses? Nothing some hot water and dish soap can’t clean.”
Jenae then said: “I don’t care if you boil that glass in bleach and vinegar; if I came to your house, and I found out I drank out of one of the glasses you pissed in, I’m getting charged with assault and battery.”
Jenae’s response video has also gone viral with nearly 540,000 views and over 110,000 likes.
One person said: “THE FACT SHE ADMITTED TO IT TOO.”
“Nah she’s absolutely ATROCIOUS for that,” another person wrote.
But once again, TikTok seemed divided over this particular issue as some continued to defend Michelle in Janae’s video comments.
One person wrote: “Y’all are dramatic.”
“There is nothing wrong with that... if y’all don’t wash your dishes properly just say that,” another person said.
In the end, after all this discussion surrounding her experiment (and the glasses she used), Michelle posted again, revealing that doctors confirmed she was having a boy – not a girl like the experiment had predicted.