Bella Poarch, first Filipino featured in Fortnite emote

09:43 PM June 05, 2021

Build Up with Bella Poarch! The TikTok star joins the fray with a newly announced dance emote in the hit battle royale Fortnite. 




The Fortnite emote features background music from her debut single “Build a Bitch.” The music video of which has surpassed over 100 million YouTube views on its first month.

“Mainly it’s about accepting yourself and embracing imperfections and your flaws,” Poarch says about the song in an interview with Billboard. “My whole message with ‘Build a Bitch’ is that I want people to realize that you don’t have to be perfect.”



The Filipino-American TikToker-turned-musician will join other prominent online personalities in Fortnite’s emote list as Pokimane, Backpack Kid, and John Travolta.

Bella Poarch rose to viral status with the now-iconic TikTok of her lipsyncing to “Soph Aspin Send” by British rapper Millie B. The TikTok remains the most liked video on the platform with over 49 million likes.

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Bella Poarch, Fortnite
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2021 | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.