“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 original Twerk Team issue what is hopefully the final nail in the coffin of the “Can Miley twerk?” debate, pointing out that twerking is an act of empowerment. If you’re not familiar with the Twerk Team, head over to their YouTube page to check ‘em out. These ladies can move. [Life And Times]
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 is not a real thing.) [YouTube]
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, you can’t just do what you want. Guinness set the rules for this twerking event and they were as follow: Keep reading »
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 has not yet been recorded by Guinness. Read more at iVillage…
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 dance.” Hena thinks that publicly embarrassing her daughter will teach the kid not to twerk. Had she watched Miley Cyrus’ twerk-performance at the VMAs, she would understand twerkers are plenty capable of embarrassing themselves, thank you. Keep reading »