Mother exorcises “foul spirits” from gay teen’s room in viral video

The gay teen's mom banishing Satan from her room
The gay teen's mom banishing Satan from her room Photo: Screenshot/TikTok

A video of a Christian mother exorcising her gay daughter’s room has gone viral.

“If you’re wondering what religious abuse is, here,” wrote TikToker Selia Brookes on the video. She says that she’s “gay, gay, gay” and

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In the video, which has been viewed almost 250,000 times, a woman – presumably Brookes’s mother – can be heard denouncing “foul spirits” and “lying spirits” as she touches a bedroom door.

“Satan, I rebuke you, in the name of Jesus, in the name above all names!” she shouts. “Praise you, Jesus!”

The mother leaves, the teen closes the door and is either laughing or crying.

Brookes used the hashtag #emancipation on the video, suggesting that she is considering moving out of her home before she’s 18.

The video drew sympathy on TikTok and was later shared on Twitter, where more people expressed support for the teen.

A later video posted by Brookes shows her dancing with, presumably, her significant other and she used the hashtag #gaycouples. The door appears to be closed.

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