Why Is It Spicy?

Why Is It Spicy?

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Why Is It Spicy? refers to a viral video and TikTok audio by user @kissmytisha where she drinks from a cup of McDonald's Sprite then says in a deep voice, "Why is it spicy?" The video was originally posted in July 2023 then deleted at around 5 million views and reposted by the same TikToker that same month, becoming a popular lip dub audio and becoming the subject of remixes over the following months.


On July 23rd, 2023, TikToker[1] @kissmytisha reuploaded a video of hers that was originally uploaded and deleted days earlier where she drinks from a cup of McDonald's Sprite then asks, "Why is it spicy?" in a deep voice, garnering over 1.8 million views in three years (shown below). The original video allegedly gained over 5.4 million views before it was deleted by TikTok.

@kissmytisha Original sound deleted at 900k likes and 5.4million views HYPE THIS UP #fyp #whyisitspicy #elfMagicAct #TokyoOlympics #SlurpeeSummer #BestCosplay ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶


The reupload's original sound became notably popular over the following years in lip dub videos (popular examples from 2023 shown below).[2][3] The original sound was used over 17,000 times in two years.

@mmaaggeenn #greenscreen #fyp #cecilhotel #netflix #foryoupage #elisalamcase #truecrimetiktok ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶

@cancer_culture Reply to @cobracoffee 😭😭 #leukemiaawareness #bloodcancer #chemosucks ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶

On March 11th, 2023, TikToker[4] @kourtni_eckstein posted an edit of the sound combining it with the Just Hay Fever sound, garnering over 2 million views in a year (shown below). The original sound for @kourtni_eckstein's video also became popular, inspiring over 10,000 videos in a year.

@kourtni_eckstein #momsoftiktok #momlife #whyisitspicy #toothpaste #momhumor #motherhood #parenting #fyp #foryou #Explore3ingredients ♬ original sound – Kourtni

Various Examples

@leothecream think he’ll stop begging now? 🤣 #whyisitspicy #dogsoftiktok #tiktokdogs #dogfunny ♬ original sound – mrearle

@packslight its literally like swimming in microwaved olive oil and salt! kinda terrible, very bucket list – 6/10 #bts #travelblogger ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶

@chancetheprancer Replying to @jooliboolii I can’t stop laughing at his reaction 🤣 outfit @shein_official #sparklingwater #influencer #chihuahua #smartdog #chance #fyp #viral #dogasmr #thepupcup #thepupcupking ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶

@ak_shay97 Replying to @eusvsheind #cottoncandy #insulation #construction #fyp #whyisitspicy ♬ original sound – Tisha🌶

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External References

[1] TikTok – kissmytisha

[2] TikTok – mmaaggeenn

[3] TikTok – cancer_culture

[4] TikTok – kourtni_eckstein

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