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The Heather Trope - Why We’re So Obsessed with Her

Who is Heather, and why do we love to hate her through the ages?

“Heather” was once synonymous with the archetypal popular mean girl. Now, the Heather is back in a big way thanks to a convergence of two TikTok trends - one a series of lovelorn videos set to Conan Gray’s song “Heather”, the other a lip-sync to a scene from the Heathers musical.