"Me getting ready to move to an apartment out of state that ive never seen in person... and realize i just moved myself into retirement home," Madi captioned her now viral introductory clip, that has amassed almost 3.5million view thus far.
And life there, it seems, is good.
"The rent was significantly cheaper compared to where I had moved from," she told Insider. "I was able to lease a two-bedroom for only $350 a month. It was super spacious and felt like home."
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The teen already had something of an unusual life back in Oklahoma, where she said she had two absent parents. But after meeting a woman named Gigi on TikTok, the two developed a close bond, and she became her "TikTok Mom"; a year later Gigi offered to adopt the teen — and Madi accepted.
Gigi convinced her to pack up her life in OK and move to Arkansas to be near her new family — and even helped her find a cheap apartment, that almost looked too good to be true.
It wasn't until a week later she realized how far out of the demographic she was.
"When I went out to my car, I started meeting some of my neighbors. To my surprise, they were all over the age of 65," she said.