The Mannequin Challenge may have been dead stateside for a couple months already, but we’ll afford some slack to the guys in the Korean Basketball League’s All-Star Game who coordinated and executed a big one in the middle of the game:
The teens started doing a fun thing called the “mannequin challenge” last week, and we all knew it was only a matter of time before the hot new meme suffered a tragic death at the hands of lame old people. And yet, we never expected this particular meme’s death to be so grisly.
Teens: They’re annoying, but we turn to them for the newest cool trend, then mangle and repurpose it until someone works it into a boring ad campaign three months after everyone’s moved on. The latest entry in cool things by teens is the “mannequin challenge.”