Social media sensation Khaby Lame, who was born in Senegal and raised in Italy, has joined the judges’ panel of reality TV show Italia’s Got Talent.
Lame is currently the world’s most-followed content creator on TikTok, where he is known for his famous shrug and for myth-busting various “life hacks”.
He launched his page in 2020 after losing his job in a factory and quickly built a huge following.
The BBC profiled him a year ago, asking his fans in Senegal what they made of his fast rise:
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