The Running Man Challenge is officially over as the Mannequin Challenge spreads over social. What is it exactly? Short clips are taken of people standing completely still, like mannequins, while Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” plays in the background. That’s it.
Although a simple concept, people of the internet have made some pretty crazy videos with some pretty crazy people.
Apparently this video is where the idea first originated.
Here are some of the best ones so far:
From high schoolers:
To talk shows:
To the political sphere:
And even Blac China during labor:
Needless to say this trend is hilarious and gets better over time with creativity. I can only hope it sticks around or the next trend is just as good. Speaking of which, try poking around the hashtag, #Andy’sComing.