‘What on earth is going on in the House of Commons?’ TikTok audio explained

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If you haven’t heard “What on earth is going on in the House of Commons?” on your FYP yet, it’s only a matter of time.

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TikTokers are obsessed with a random audio snippet from an ITV News clip. The popular sound has already been used in thousands of videos — likely because it perfectly sums up how people are feeling about a lot of things right now.

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Where is the ‘What on earth is going on in the House of Commons’ TikTok sound from?

The audio is from an ITV News at 10 segment. Anchor Tom Bradby asked, “What on earth is going on in the House of Commons?” regarding a member’s sexual assault allegations.

The scandal unfolded in May 2022. London Metropolitan police revealed that a Tory Party (U.K.’s conservative party) member in the House of Commons (the elected legislative branch of U.K. Parliament) allegedly committed 202 sexual offenses between 2002 and 2009, according to BBC.

The sound, uploaded by @itszkrm, became popular on TikTok and has been used in over 29,000 videos.

Some people use the sound to describe the dizzying feeling of their always chaotic and ever-changing lives.

“When I wake up and Netflix has ads, Shakira is going to prison for 8 years, Doja Cat shaved her head, everyones ignoring another deathly virus going around, inflammation at a top high, Pete and Kim broke up, the BBC was hacked, Trump has TikTok and it’s 41 degrees outside,” @fimccready said in a video.

“When ur just on ur phone but the GC starts blowing up with screenshots, voice notes and people typing in caps,” @parischarlottee wrote in a caption.

“When me and my sister catch our parents disciplining our other siblings,” a user said in a video.

“Minimum wage jobs when all the universities they’ve hired for the summer start to quite all at once,” @linoyrocks wrote in a caption.

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