A nurse is facing backlash for posting a TikTok of her crying after a patient died. TikTok user olivia_tylerr33 posted the emotional video on June 17 captioned: It never gets easier. The video captopned Lost a patient today as she paces back and forth in the hospital hallway. Over the video, an emotional song plays, I put my armor on, show you how strong I am. I put my armor on, I’ll show you that I am. I’m unstoppable.
In the video, the nurse is overwhelmed with emotion as she leans against the wall and removes her mask. However, many people who have seen the video on social media are calling her self-promoting and the video to be cringe-worthy.
The nurse reacted to the patient’s death for seeking attention on social media
The video, which has been viewed nearly 15 million times on Twitter, was met with strong reactions by social media users who thought the nurse was seeking attention.
Users discuss the ethical implications of the video
Some health care workers even believe she went too far. TikTok user @Olivia_tylerr33 has since deleted her account, but others were quick to duet the video and post it on Twitter, slamming the health-care professional for exploiting her patient for likes and views.