Posts tagged "twerking"

Russian Women Jailed For Twerking In Front Of WWII Monument

Twerking and WWII commemoration probably don't mix so well but who are we to judge? Six women were arrested on Saturday following the release of a video of them performing dance routine that just happened to involve some twerking and just happened to be right in front of some WWII monuments in southern Russia. Welp.

By: Katrin Higher / April 27, 2015

Russian Teens’ Winnie The Pooh-Themed Twerk Routine Causes Big Trouble In Russia

The dance studio is charged with negligence and perverted deeds …

By: Megan Reynolds / April 14, 2015

Watch This Woman Fall Out Of A Car While Twerking

Need some schadenfreude to brighten your Tuesday? Enjoy a glorious six seconds of this woman twerking her way out of a moving vehicle. At least you're having a better day than her! In case you're wondering, the twerker in question wasn't hurt in her epic fall from grace - her friend insisted to the interwe…

By: Claire Hannum / January 20, 2015

Nicki Minaj Tried & Failed To Teach Models At Alexander Wang How To Twerk

Models are good at being gorgeous walking clothes hangers -- and I'm sure they each have their own individual talents -- but one thing they're seemingly not so great at is twerking. Nicki Minaj dropped by the Alexander Wang show at New York Fashion Week and tried her best to teach the models some of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 10, 2014

Real-Life “Footloose” Erupts At Vermont High School Over Twerking

Guys, serious crisis: Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington, Vermont has canceled its homecoming dance due to a rampant fear of twerking. In a letter published in the local paper, The Bennington Banner, the school's principal, Sue Maguire, explains: Over the past couple of years, since Miley Cyrus took the stage ‘twerking’ at the 2013…

By: Claire Hannum / September 6, 2014

20-Something Trio Celebrates Paying Off A Fine By Throwing A Drug-Fueled Twerk-And-Tinkle Party In City Hall Parking Lot

Our own Winona is from a town in Oregon called Beaverton. You know who else is from Beaverton? These three ladies, Brittany Medak, 20, Christie Valazquez Coura, 20, and Leokham Yothsombath, 22, who celebrated paying off a fine at municipal court by throwing an impromptu twerking party in the City Hall parking lot. But this wa…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2014

Pharrell: Sorry, Conservatives, But Your Daughters Are Twerking

"[The Tea Party are] all trying to learn how to do the Dougie. Please. While their daughters are all twerking. Trust me ... Miley tells me all the time: All those little girls, all those girls with their Republican daddies, they're twerkin' somewhere listening to Jay Z and Beyoncé and doin' the 'Happy' dance." Superstar…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 26, 2014

Watch These 100-Year-Old BFFs Discuss Selfies, Twerking & Justin Bieber

I can only hope that at the age of 100, I still have my best friend around to gossip about pop culture phenomena in the year 2079. Irene and Alice, who have been BFFs for 94 (!) years, appeared on "The Steve Harvey Show" this week to share their incisive observations on things like selfies

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 7, 2014

You Know You Want To See Helen Mirren Twerk

I am pretty bored of seeing famous white ladies twerking, but for Helen Mirren, I will make an exception. Helen Mirren can do whatever she wants. She is a Dame, after all. If Helen Mirren wants to twerk, who am I to tell her not to? I am a mere plebe. Miley Cyrus, on the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 1, 2014

Poor Santa! Miley Cyrus Twerks On Father Christmas

I believe Miley has tried to make a name for herself lately by being that girl you never know what to expect from. Except, we've come to know exactly what to expect from Miley and that is twerking. Twerking on everything. So no one should be the slightest bit surprised that Miley twerked on Santa at KIIS…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 9, 2013

Twerking On The Subway Tracks Is So Hot Right Now

Eat your heart out, Miley Cyrus. Anyone can hump Robin Thicke's Beetlejuice costume on a stage full of people. But it takes real cojones — and, um, possibly a death wish — to jump down on the tracks of the New York City subway system and twerk on the rails. DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 27, 2013

Lily Allen Responds To Allegations Of Racism Against Black Women In Her “Hard Out Here” Video

This week, Lily Allen debuted the video for her new song "Hard Out Here," to extremely mixed reactions. Some, like our own Rachel, saw her song about pop music's policing of women's bodies and double standards about sexuality as a "feminist anthem."  Others are deeply offended by her use of mostly women of color backu…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 13, 2013

Vermont High School Cancels The Rest Of This Year’s School Dances Because Kids Were Grinding

Stowe High School in Stowe, Vermont, canceled its remaining three school dances this year to punish students for grinding at past dances. The three dances that got the kibosh included a Halloween dance, which was cancelled just days before it was supposed to happen. Prom, fortunately, has not been cancelled. However, Principal Jeff Maher told…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 12, 2013

Annapolis High School Bans Twerking, Grinding, & Everything Else Fun That Happens At School Dances

Gone are the days when a nun rushes between you and your date at a school dance, reminding you to leave six inches for the baby Jesus. Now schools are just straight-up banning "provocative dance movements" like grinding and twerking ... meaning a lot of teens don't have any sweet moves anymore. …

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 24, 2013

The Original Twerk Team Gives Miley Cyrus Props

"Our whole movement is about girl power, so if you’re Black, White or Asian, you can twerk. But Miley Cyrus twerking is not our twerking. She’s just a fan who is showing it to a whole different ethnic group, you have to give her her props for that." Lady Luscious and Mizz TwerkSum of the…

By: Megan Reynolds / October 14, 2013

Lindsay Lohan & Jimmy Fallon Prove That It’s All About Scrumping Now

Forget twerking! It's all about scrumping now. Newly sober Lindsay Lohan managed to stay in an upright position long enough for this Jimmy Fallon skit all about the hottest new Teen Nick show, "EW," and scrumping, which is so not EW. (And yes, I am old, and had to check with Mr. Google that skrumping…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 27, 2013

Big Freedia Sets The World Record For Most People Twerking

To promote her his new show on Fuse, "Big Freedia: Queen of the Bounce," Big Freedia gathered over 350 other people in Herald Square in New York City and set the Guinness world record for most people twerking. And no, Miley Cyrus wasn't among them. So, how does one go about setting a world record? Well,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 26, 2013

Can New York Set A Record For The Most People Twerking At Once?

New Orleans "Bounce Queen" Big Freedia is taking to New York City's Herald Square in an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for most people twerking simultaneously. Big Freedia's goal is 250 twerkers (just typing "twerker" makes our spell check want to explode), though any relatively large number will suffice as, surprisingly, this record…

By: iVillage / September 23, 2013

Mom Shames 7th Grade Daughter For Twerking At School Dance By Making Her Hold Sign In Busy Intersection

Parenting: you're doing it wrong. Bakersfield, California, mother Frances Hena asked a local news station whether she was supposed to "whoop" her 11-year-old daughter instead, which was clearly the only other alternative to making young Jamie stand in a busy intersection with a sign reading, "I was disrespecting my parents by twerking at a school…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 11, 2013

Miley Cyrus Twerked With & Spanked A Little Person On German TV

Miley Cyrus latest human-being-turned-performance-prop? A little person. Sigh. [The Blemish] Speaking of twerking, the hosts of "The View" twerked today so OH MY GOD TWERKING IS SO OVER PLEASE STOP. [Death & Taxes] Miranda Kerr had a rather epic nip slip on the red carpet ... though it certainly seems intentional. [Celebuzz] A 28-year-old English…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 9, 2013
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