Ahhh, Reba McEntire. Country music legend, the beloved star of every midwestern grandma's favorite aughts sitcom, one-time Colonel Sanders, and the center of TikTok's latest trend? Yep, over the past several weeks, McEntire has found herself a certified TikTok star, with the theme song for her eponymous early 2000s series, Reba, going viral. Yet instead of "I'm a Survivor" finding appreciation among single moms who work too hard who love their kids and never stop, the tune has been gloriously co-opted by the fine people of TikTok, who are convinced completing routine household chores gives them the character's signature "gentle hands and the heart of a fighter."

From looking after their children as their spouse enjoys a cup of joe …

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… to restocking the beverage fountain at work … 

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… to planning a frat party …

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… and even picking one (1) old t-shirt off your bedroom floor … 

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… it seems everyone – and I do mean everyone – can relate to that iconic intro. 

The trend even got the drag treatment, after one self-described “makeup chameleon” by the username of @Iconklast transformed themselves into a spitting image of the star while completing their everyday tasks, including dealing with moldy cups …

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… replacing the toilet paper …

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… and ditching the milk that's been sitting in the fridge for weeks … 

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 … with Iconklast even applying the song's famed lyrics to another trend, answering questions as Reba's sitcom counterpart based on the introduction. 

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Although the show has been off the air for nearly 15 years, its finale airing in 2007 after a six-season run, it seems McEntire still finds this trend quite amusing, even jumping on it herself to highlight the frustrations of her day-to-day life. “When it’s time to feed your donkeys and they’re not the least bit impressed,” she wrote alongside a video of her pets appearing to turn their noses up at a bucket full of treats. 

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