A viral video of Gracie Norton making a drink she called spa water has received a huge backlash on Tiktok after it was revealed that the drink was in fact a traditional soft Latin beverage.
Viewers were quick to notice that the drink the influencer claimed was her recipe was a rip-off of a popular beverage. And as a result, the internet went into a frenzy, as hate comments directed at the 24-year-old and her ignorance were written by thousands of people, so much that, her profile has now been deleted.
Agua Fresca: Gracie Norton Spa Water Girl Viral TikTok Video Exposed
Tiktok influencer Gracie Norton is in the middle of a huge criticism after she posted videos where she shared the recipe for her new drink “Spa Water,” which is, in fact, a popular Mexican drink known as Agua Fresca.
Viewers were quick to identify the drink that Norton made was in fact a couple of hundred years old recipe that is popular among people in Latin America. Soon, Norton was in the middle of a huge backlash over her ignorance and the wrong naming of the drink.
The backlash was so huge that the influencer posted a video with a long apology about the matter. She sincerely apologized to the Latin community that she offended by wrongly naming the drink and acknowledged that its origin belongs to the Latin community.
So much offense was taken by users on Tiktok that her profile was reported and as a result, she is now banned from the app. Her profile, @gracie_norton consisting of 549.3K fans and 5.8M likes has been deleted.
The 24-year-old must be regretting that she ever posted that video without doing back research on the name and the origin of the drink.
What Is Agua Fresca aka Spa Water?
Agua Fresca is a light non-alcoholic beverage made from one or more fruits, flowers, cereals, or seeds blended with sugar and water. The ice is added to the water/fruit mix in the pitcher to cool.
The term Agua Fresca is derived from Spanish. Agua means water and fresco mean cool, hence the literal derivation of the drink’s name is cool water. Usually, Aguas Frescas are sold by street vendors, but can also be found in convenience stores, juice bars, and restaurants.
Gracie Norton is facing huge criticism after her claim that she invented the drink and named it Spa water, a drink which, according to her, one can sip while in the spa.
Who is Gracie Norton Spa Water Girl?
Gracie Norton is a social media influencer who came to prominence for being the girlfriend of British auto racing driver Jack Harvey. Recently, she is nicknamed the Spa Water girl by netizens.
Norton is a model who has appeared for several brands, magazines, and modeling agencies in her career. She was born and raised in Mooresville, Indiana.
By a look at her Instagram, it can be guessed that she started dating Harvey in at least 2020. There are many photos of the British racecar driver, indicating that they are in a relationship.
Following the backlash of the Spa Water video, Norton’s TikTok profile seems to have been deleted. However, her Instagram profile, @gracie_norton, with 80K followers still remains intact.