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1 December 2017updated 07 Sep 2021 10:37am

A look into the heart-warmingly hilarious “adopted by a celebrity” Wattpad genre

“That’s when I remembered we are One Direction and Bruno Mars.” 

By Amelia Tait

Hi, my name is Amelia and I write overly long and complicated pieces about Stuff On The Internet. What does this meme mean? This viral tweet was so, so much deeper than you realised, man. Why are these puppets having sex on Instagram? That sort of stuff.

Anyway, I recently discovered a genre on the user-generated story site Wattpad (essentially, it’s the home of fanfic). In these stories, children write about being adopted by their favourite celebrities and YouTubers. There is literally nothing to dissect or analyse about this phenomenon, which is just kids practising their writing and being exceptionally cute and unintentionally hilarious – on the web! So, without further words and stuff, here is a round-up of the most defining extracts from the genre. 

Adopted by Taylor Swift

Adopted by Harry Styles 

Adopted by Ariana Grande

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Adopted by One Direction and Bruno Mars

Adopted by One Direction and Bruno Mars, cont.

Adopted by Daniel Radcliffe

Adopted by Beyonce

Adopted by Zoella

Adopted by Selena Gomez

Adopted by Tom Hiddleston

Adopted by Jake Paul

Adopted by Martin Freeman

Adopted by Kim Kardashian

Adopted by Alfie Deyes

Adopted by Demi Lovato 

Adopted by Kylie Jenner

Adopted by Tom, Dan, and Rupert

Adopted by Zayn Malik 

Adopted by Zayn Malik, cont. 

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