Charles Barkley Goes Viral On TikTok For His Complete Inability To Operate A Cell Phone Camera

Charles Barkley Has No Idea How To Operate A Cell Phone Camera Video

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  • Charles Barkley was asked to take a video of a woman using her cell phone.
  • He has no idea how to operate the camera or what TikTok is.
  • The video turned out to be a complete and glorious disaster.

Back in 2016, Charles Barkley was tasked with using a touchscreen monitor on the CBS Selection Sunday show. The technology failed him. (Or perhaps it was vice versa.)

In 2018, Charles Barkley explained that he just got his first iPhone and had learned about FaceTime, but was still resistant to technology.

Then, in 2019, Barkley was given a technology quiz by Steve Ballmer, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers and former chief executive officer of Microsoft, on Inside the NBA. Once again, things did not go well for Chuck.

So, with all of that in mind, if you are ever looking for someone to take a TikTok video using your cell phone, Charles Barkley is probably one of the last people you should ask to do it.

Don’t ever ask Charles Barkley to use your cell phone to take a video

Unless, of course, you are looking to capture some gloriously, hilarious, bad video.

Which is exactly what happened recently when a woman in a restaurant named Marika Bouchard walked up to Barkley and asked him to take a video of her.

“What do you need me to do?” Charles replied to the woman.

She explains that he just needs to hold the phone so it faces towards her.

Chuck proceeds to start shooting the TikTok video, clipping her head completely out of the screen.

“Wait, can I get in myself in it?” Barkley asks the woman as she crouches down so her head can be seen.

“I wanna do a selfie,” Charles then tells her, painfully oblivious as to how cell phone cameras actually work. “I’m not in the picture right now. This is just you.”

Then, with the camera flipped so he can see himself on the phone, he asks her, “So, hey! How do I make this work for me? I want both of us to be in it. I want both of us to be in it. This is a TikTok? I wanna do a TikTok.”

Charles may or may not have been feeling very little pain as the entire comical scene unfolded on TikTok.

@tootallmika Just wanted to make a sick dance video and this guy ruint it. He was still very sweet though. #fyp #foryoupage ♬ original sound – Marika Bouchard

NBA fans, as they should, absolutely loved it.