Police around the world cautioned individuals against doing the “Kiki challenge,” after various individuals endeavoring the viral move have been harmed.
The “Kiki challenge”, otherwise called the “In My Feelings challenge” or “Do the Shiggy,” incorporates simple dance moves that go with the song lyrics, but things to a turn for the worst when people began doing the challenge outside of their moving cars.
Some videos show dancers stumbling on potholes or dropping out of the cars. One video shows a lady having her tote stolen while completing the challenge, and another shows a man being hit by a car while he moves.
The fever started when web comic Shiggy presented a video on Instagram of himself showing off his New York dance moves to the infectious tune. After that he went viral and everyone began trying to “Do the Shiggy.”
Big names, including Will Smith and Ciara, have participated, posting their own particular recordings of the challenge, however, neither bounced out of or moved nearby a moving vehicle.
Police from around the world including India, Spain, the US, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates, have cautioned individuals that the dance challenge is risky and individuals discovered attempting it could face criminal charges.
Mumbai police wrote on Twitter that the move could put others’ lives in danger, cautioning individuals to “Desist from public nuisance or face the music!”
Police in Spain have cautioned drivers against the move, saying they could be charged if caught and Florida drivers were cautioned that bouncing out of a moving auto and moving close by it could see individuals hit with a $1,000 fines and in addition conceivable criminal allegations.
— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) July 26, 2018
“Bruh, I’m a do the keke challenge and you gon run me over with your car. We gon get a million views with this. It’s litt ???” pic.twitter.com/AnUwOIBNaE
— Mark!E Young (@YoMarkie) July 29, 2018
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