I think we’ve reached peak Mannequin Challenge. There’s been some outstanding Mannequin Challenges recently, but when a 73-year-old Robert De Niro is doing the Mannequin Challenge at the White House then maybe, just maybe this trend has run its course.
In what is the most star-studded Mannequin Challenge to date, celebrities including Robert De Niro, Ellen DeGeneres, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tom Hanks, Diana Ross, Bill Gates, and Michael Jordan posed as statues for the viral sensation. Black-ish actress Tracee Ellis Ross captured the slew of famous people in her video (Would it have killed her to not put her fingers on the goddamn lens while recording the video? And don’t film directly into the sunlight of the huge windows that creates a terrible glare). The celebrities were all gathered at the White House where they were receiving their Medal of Freedom at a ceremony.
Too bad fucking De Niro blew the entire Mannequin Challenge by blinking in the first second of the video.