Friday, 17 August, 2018

#InMyFeelingsChallenge: Drake's 'Kiki challenge' is breaking bones

Please don't jump out of your car and dance to Drake, NTSB pleads ‘In My Feelings’ challenge ends with Florida teen hit by car
Michele Schwartz | 03 August, 2018, 15:40

Canadian rapper Drake's latest song "In My Feelings" from the album Scorpion is breaking records worldwide and has also given rise to a new dance challenge called "Kiki challenge". Traffic officials while requesting the youth to abstain from such acts on the roads said, "Dear youngsters, Drive safe and Stay safe". Taking a stricter approach, the challenge has been banned in Spain, UAE and Egypt. "It may look exciting but is indeed unsafe", Chandigarh Senior Superintendent of Police Shashank Anand told PTI today.

The SSP maintained that violators will be issued a challan and their vehicles will be impounded. Now the police in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh are sending out advisory tweets urging netizens to not take up the social media challenge in order to avoid accidents on road.

"Dear Parents, whether Kiki loves your child or not, we are sure you do!"

The Gujarat Police on Tuesday warned taking up the Kiki challenge may land one in a hospital bed or behind bars. "So please stand by your kids in all the challenges in life except #kikichallenge #KiKiHardlyAChallenge #InMyFeelingsChallenge #UPPolice (sic)", read the UP police tweet. In hundreds of such videos that have surfaced on the internet, people are seen crashing into poles and tripping on potholes. The challenge went more viral after Smith and Ciara posted their dance videos.

A Florida man's attempt at the "In My Feelings" challenge went wrong when he was hit by a auto during the stunt.

Bengalureans have also been cautioned against taking part in the challenge.

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