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Mannequin Challenge sweeps the internet

Women look at mannequins displayed in the window of a store on Fifth Avenue in New York in September.
Women look at mannequins displayed in the window of a store on Fifth Avenue in New York in September. Bloomberg

Here’s the internet’s latest sensation - the Mannequin Challenge.

The #MannequinChallenge requires groups of participants to assume a pose while hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd's song "Black Beatles" blares in the background. Student groups, sports teams, including college and professional squads - anybody, really - is doing it.

Even the Sacramento Kings got into the frozen groove.

The first known appearance of the #MannequinChallenge surfaced on Twitter in late October, according to CNN.

So here are several looks at the new trend (Call out to Sacramento area students and sports teams - send your #MannequinChallenge video to us via dcaraccio@sacbee.com so we might post them):

That one with Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may just kill the trend, though.

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