Destiny's Child, Adele and More Celebs Freeze for the Mannequin Challenge
From Beyoncé to the cast of Dancing with the Stars, celebs are getting into the latest internet obsession
The #MannequinChallenge has officially become an internet obsession – and even has the power to reunite one of the most beloved girl groups.
Beyoncé, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams a.k.a. Destiny’s Child shocked fans when they came together recently to take part in the viral sensation, which started on Oct. 26. Rowland, 35, and Williams, 36, posted the trio’s challenge on Instagram Monday to the tune of Lauryn Hill’s “Every Ghetto Every City.”
“The girls were really lovely and it was like no time had passed between them. They had the best time in Snooknuk’s play area. Seemed like it brought out the inner child in them,” a party onlooker tells PEOPLE.
The rules of the #MannequinChallenge are quite simple: Get a bunch of people together to freeze in various poses mid-action, while someone else goes around and films the group in a single shot.
Also getting in on the fun was Adele, who put a western spin on her compilation. The British singer was inspired by her string of Texas concerts and performed her challenge in a saloon, complete with cowboy hats.
The night before Election Day, the Clinton campaign took a brief pause—to try out the Mannequin Challenge. The camera pans through dozens of campaign staffers, including former President Bill Clinton, campaign vice chairwoman Huma Abedin and surprise guest Jon Bon Jovi (frozen while strumming a guitar!), before stopping on Hillary, who shatters the illusion just a bit by blinking!
That same day, Ellen DeGeneres and the staff of her daytime talk show jumped on the bandwagon. Along with guest Warren Beatty, the group stayed in freeze frame to the trending Rae Sremmurd track “Black Beatles.”
We know the cast of Dancing With the Stars knows how to move, but do they know how to stay still? With this video as evidence, it’s safe to say that answer is a resounding yes.
It’s hard to find something that Stephen and Ayesha Curry do half-heartedly, and the mannequin challenge was no exception. They got a whole restaurant in on the action!
Even icons do the mannequin challenge! Paul McCartney took a pause on the piano. Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles” playing in the background is even more fitting for this challenge.
No visitor to the White House can resist a FLOTUS selfie, but the Cleveland Cavaliers did one better: A FLOTUS mannequin challenge!
All other mannequin challenges, step aside. Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian have won it all. They posed in the delivery room, moments before Chyna gave birth to daughter Dream, with Kris Jenner and Kardashian participating.
Another reason James Corden is the best? He can pull off an epic mannequin challenge, through each and every room and hallway in his office, lasting nearly three minutes!
The cast of The Edge of Seventeen took a break from the red carpet craziness to try the mannequin challenge at the film’s premiere.