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Video of 'floating broom' goes viral on TikTok

By T.K. Randall
November 7, 2021 · Comment icon 17 comments



What's keeping this broom in the air ? Image Credit: TikTok / @theonenamedlucca
A short clip of what appears to be a broomstick floating in mid-air has left a lot of people scratching their heads.
The perplexing footage, which was uploaded a few days ago by a delivery driver who goes by the name @theonenamedlucca on TikTok, shows what looks like a straw broom floating around 40ft in the air above the road.

Resembling a typical witch's broomstick like something you might expect to find in a Harry Potter movie, the peculiar object seems to sit motionless and with no visible means of propulsion or support.

The driver even gets out of his vehicle, showing that it is not simply stuck to the windshield.

He has also since emphasized that the footage has not been edited or doctored in any way.
So what exactly is going on in the clip - is there really a broomstick hovering in the air or is it an optical illusion of some kind ? Alternatively, could the whole thing be a clever hoax ?

There really is no way to know for sure what the truth of the matter is from the video alone - broomsticks don't just hover in the sky, so either it's a trick of some kind or the footage has been doctored using computer software.

Either way, it's certainly intriguing and as of writing, the clip has been viewed over 8 million times.

@theonenamedlucca

Witchcraft? 😨😳🤷🏻‍♂️ #fypシ #realwitch #floating #conspirancytheorytiktoks

♬ original sound - Lucca


Source: Distractify | Comments (17)


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #8 Posted by papageorge1 1 year ago
There's no trees that high in the video.
Comment icon #9 Posted by papageorge1 1 year ago
Probably a lie. You can see from the video that there's no trees that high.
Comment icon #10 Posted by papageorge1 1 year ago
Was it Halloween? Papameter Reading 10% Paranormal 90% Trickery
Comment icon #11 Posted by acute 1 year ago
@Helen of Annoy You forgot to park your broomstick.
Comment icon #12 Posted by esoteric_toad 1 year ago
Maybe I am wrong here but I would think if people came across a floating broom (or anything for that matter) they would do whatever they could to work out how exactly it was floating. Additionally I would think it wouldn't take too long for more people to report it while also taking video. As always, one dude, short video and no other reports. Nonsense.
Comment icon #13 Posted by XenoFish 1 year ago
Don't these Witches know anything. An invisibility potion only makes the user invisible.
Comment icon #14 Posted by NCC1701 1 year ago
It look more like a seed or a flower than a broom.
Comment icon #15 Posted by ercbreeze 1 year ago
It's a Halloween decoration! Heck, I saw floating ghosts, witches, bats and other monsters this past Halloween!
Comment icon #16 Posted by Helen of Annoy 1 year ago
It reminds me of that time I left a broom in the middle of room, just for a second, while I do something else, and my husband immediately seized the opportunity to say: "Hey, you can't parklike that!"
Comment icon #17 Posted by MissJatti 1 year ago
Come on.. Halloween was 2 weeks ago


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