A recent TikTok video is taking social media by a storm which features a driver from UberEats on the verge of homelessness.
In the video, the driver is seen breaking down into tears as he urges the masses to come forward and leave tips, exposing the hardships and intense reality for so many people that work in such delivery companies.
The clip had reportedly been uploaded by the driver himself who goes by the Riley Todd.
And while he may only have had 9 followers during the time the video was launched, by the end of it, he gained massive fame as the video shot to fame, garnering thousands of views.In just one day, his number of followers increased to 17,000 as many tried to cheer him up and help him out.
People were liking, sharing, and commenting on the viral video, asking him not to lose hope while so many others made direction donations to him after taking just one glance.
In the video, Elliot can be seen seated inside a vehicle where he is very distressed after completing a recent food delivery task. The driver gets emotional as he says that he really wished people would understand that being a driver is not easy.
While in tears, he revealed how he gets paid only $2.50 for 45 minutes of his job, proving the struggles of his daily life.
In addition to that, he goes into detail about how he has just paid $3 for parking as the customer refused to come outside and meet him. And that’s when he says the customer gave a tip that was less than $2.00.
“I have to pay some really huge amount in rent or else I’ll be homeless soon. The struggle is real and even if I work multiple jobs and put my sleep on the line, there’s no difference. I can barely afford to feed myself”- he concluded in an emotional tone.