In our Q&A sequence Last Call, we get right down to the backside of each very last thing with a few of our favourite celebs — from the final time they have been starstruck to the final track they listened to. This week, TikTok celebrity Anna Sitar takes our name.

Anna Sitar remembers vividly the first time somebody acknowledged her in public. She was procuring in Target (“Which is so on model for me,” she laughs) and sporting pandemic pink hair. She had been creating content material usually at that time, all whereas encamped at her dad and mom’ home and finishing grad college over Zoom. As TikTok surged in recognition, she discovered her area of interest in relatable content material, chatting overtly about her long-distance relationship.

“This lady was so candy,” Sitar recounts to POPSUGAR of that fan encounter. “She simply came visiting and was similar to, ‘I like your movies.’ I had this sequence known as ‘I do not need it’ the place I just about stroll in entrance of a mirror and speak about, for instance, ‘If my husband or my finest good friend would not do XYZ, I do not need it.’ She had seen these movies and form of raved about it.” The realization that her attain was now recognized-in-Target stage was a “turning level”: “Everyone was all the time so supportive and so good, however I had by no means actually met anyone in particular person but.”

Sitar, 26, was raised in Michigan and obtained her undergraduate diploma in mechanical engineering earlier than pursuing a masters in movie and TV manufacturing. The love of video making was all the time there, nevertheless it wasn’t till she “discovered a neighborhood of individuals” who have been additionally exploring extra inventive pursuits exterior of their technical careers that Sitar really made the leap.

“I had by no means been so supported and uplifted as I used to be once I was at my lowest and I had my neighborhood to fall again on.”

And when her relationship ended, Sitar knew she was in the proper place: “I had by no means been so supported and uplifted as I used to be once I was at my lowest and I had my neighborhood to fall again on. It actually like put me again on my toes, and helped me acknowledge my confidence.” This identical neighborhood additionally adopted alongside as she discovered new love with radio and TikTok persona Josh “Bru” Brubaker. Brubaker and Sitar, she says, are on the identical web page so far as what they do and do not share with their followers (who Sitar affectionately calls her “buddies”).

“We’ve been collectively for nearly two years now — it is form of developing on that point the place you’ve got actually settled into being in a relationship,” she says. “It’s stunning to get to have any person which you could share all these experiences with. . . . But I positively really feel like I’ve dialed again as a result of on social media, you do attain a degree the place if you open up your relationships to the criticism and the commentary of others, it does get somewhat bit tough. You take it with a grain of salt as a result of we all know our love and our relationship and all the pieces we do is basically genuine and out of real take care of one another.”

No matter what, Sitar is aware of her model: “I all the time search for the constructive spin on issues.” She says, “Sharing your most genuine self and the way you’re actually feeling and form of the positions that you simply’re in and who you’re as a person, it offers an opportunity for individuals to really feel much less alone.”

Keep studying for extra of Sitar’s chat with POPSUGAR.

What was the final TV present you watched?

“Night Agent” on Netflix. I assumed it was so good. I used to be consuming it up.

Who was the final particular person you texted?

Probably Bru.

When was the final time that you simply have been nervous?

Like 10 minutes in the past, earlier than this interview.

You’re doing nice. When was the final time that you simply have been starstruck?

Oh, that is query. I like Liza Koshy and I received to see her at an occasion in LA right here. I had met her as soon as earlier than however I really feel prefer it by no means will get much less thrilling. When you see one thing you actually look as much as — her profession and simply how humorous and lighthearted she is, and she’s such a light-weight on the web, too. I hope that I’ve 1 / 4 of that glow in some unspecified time in the future. I needed to attempt to not fangirl too laborious.

What was the final track you listened to?

I’m writing a track for my mother for Mother’s Day. So I’ve been glued to my laptop and I discovered Logic [software] in like an hour and a half. I used to be simply making an attempt to know how and listening to my voice over and over once more. That’s the very last thing I listened to and it isn’t my favourite. . . . When I lived at residence throughout COVID, I received again into taking part in devices and doing piano and singing. So I might sing to [my mom] — I do not actually sing for anyone — however I instructed her I’d make her one. So I’m making an attempt.

What is the final album you obtain or streamed?

Noah Kahan — I speak about this all the time, however he is on my favorites proper now, and I feel he is taking part in at Lollapalooza. So I’d lastly get to see Noah in particular person. I’ve listened to his entire discography by way of and by way of, and it is so good. It makes me really feel like I’m Ed Sheeran from the East Coast.

What is the final photograph in your digicam roll?

Honestly, a selfie. A photograph of me that I feel I despatched to my sister this morning. I used to be making an attempt new skincare, and I used to be kinda loving this new routine. And so, I despatched her a really straight face contemporary off the bed.


if solely i may hug the first model and inform her how great life may be when u let go of the reins and comply with ur coronary heart. something is feasible. even tho i typically miss how totally different it was

♬ original sound – Abigail Garcia

What is the very last thing you obtain on-line?

Honestly, I feel this little Octo Buddy [suction phone case]. . . . It’s the most satisfying sound ripping it up from stuff. That’s what I simply received from Amazon. I feel they got here with a pack of 10, which I positively do not want 10 however I could not purchase one. So I’m absolutely set for each telephone case I’ve for the remainder of my life.

What is the very last thing you probably did for enjoyable?

I went browsing. I’m not good, however I like going browsing. . . . I grew up in Michigan, however my dad and mom stay in California now. They have a home that is form of near a seashore. So my little brother had picked it up, and then my sister and I have been like, ‘Oh we’re gonna go on the market with him.’ . . . All of us youngsters simply ended up loving it and now each time we’re all collectively or a household trip . . . we all the time do a household browsing day.

What was the very last thing you probably did for self-care?

I did a hair masks yesterday . . . somewhat hydration second for the new hairs. Kerastase Genesis. A bit light-pink one. . . . My hair smells good from it for like seven days. I’ll even bathe in between. I’ll nonetheless scent the hair masks in my hair. It’s so good.

What was the final e-book that you simply learn?

I’m studying “Malibu Rising” proper now. I’m so excited as a result of I’ve heard such good issues. The final one I completed was “They Both Die at the End.” I’ve this horrible, horrible, horrible monitor report of ending books on flights. So, I’m bawling on plane. . . . I do not know if it is the elevation or what’s in the air, however does anyone else cry more durable on flights? Because I really feel like films hit totally different in airplanes, books hit totally different. I get very retrospective. I’m texting individuals I like them whereas I’m on airplanes. That’s how I can clarify it.

What is the final reward that you simply acquired?

For my birthday, which was nearly a month in the past, I received a necklace. It’s somewhat ‘J’ as a result of — enjoyable reality — I do not know if he would need it in the world, however Bru’s first identify is basically Josh. It’s not Bru. [laughs] Now it is form of my fault, however, he received me a J chain. A bit Taylor Swift second. I’m additionally a giant gift-giving particular person — I feel my love language is reward giving.

“My sister gave me recommendation to only return to your roots and keep doing what you like, and cease making an attempt to make issues that you simply assume are gonna be entertaining to different individuals.”

What is the final piece of recommendation you acquired that modified your life?

My sister all the time offers me actually good recommendation. This is area of interest — it is a creator downside, which is not even that massive of an issue, nevertheless it’s simply: if you do content material all day day by day, there comes a degree the place your thoughts form of shifts to it being your profession of as a substitute of simply making what you like. You are attempting to make what individuals need to see. My sister had instructed me a pair days in the past, ‘You have to recollect, make what you want . . . If you make what you want, you are gonna appeal to the individuals who love that stuff too.’ People are drawn to folks that they relate to, or are interested by. And so my sister gave me recommendation to only return to your roots and keep doing what you like and cease making an attempt to make issues that you simply assume are gonna be entertaining to different individuals.

This interview has been condensed for readability.

Image Source: Photo Credit: Josh Stadlen

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