Top Senegal TikTok star proud of Italian citizenship

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Khaby Lame, the most followed TikTok star in the world, has been granted Italian citizenship at the age of 22, despite having lived in the country since he was a young child.

Senegal-born Lame, who has more than 148 million followers and was raised near Turin, is known for making funny mute videos.

Lame, who still has a Senegalese passport, told the press that he was “very proud” of his new citizenship and felt “a great responsibility” for the oaths he has taken, according to the Guardian newspaper.

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In the citizenship ceremony, which took place on Wednesday, Lame said he had always felt Italian: “Very little has changed,”the Euro News site quotes him as saying.

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