The Mannequin Challenge is currently taking over the world, so it was only a matter of time before it reached the White House. And just a few weeks after Michelle Obama, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers did it, the Mannequin Challenge has hit the presidential homestead once more. A handful of celebrities were in attendance to accept their Medal of Freedom from Barack Obama, but they also threw in the viral phenomenon for good measure.
Tracee Ellis Ross organized the epic moment for Instagram, which includes herself, Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Gates, Diana Ross and more. But the best part of the clip is Robert De Niro looking confused as ever!
Britney Spears, Destiny's Child and even Sir Paul McCartney (who inspired Rae Sremmurd's "Black Beatles" song used in the Mannequin Challenge) have all participated in the fun challenge. Below, listen to the Back of the Class podcast guys discuss the popular trend: