The viral youngsters’s track “Baby Shark” appeared to have already invaded nearly each side of popular culture. But over the weekend, the track discovered its approach into one specific area of interest it had but to beat: drag tradition.
New Jersey drag star Marti Gould Cummings posted a video on her Twitter and Instagram over the weekend of her performing the inescapable observe for a 2-year-old boy throughout her set at a drag brunch. The toddler smiles and claps alongside by means of the clip, whereas Cummings dances and lip-syncs the observe on to him.
The video rapidly discovered a large viewers: Over the course of three days, the clip has already earned greater than 600,000 views on Twitter, with main names like Gus Kenworthy and Audra McDonald retweeting the video to their followers.
In an interview with NBC News, Cummings stated she was ecstatic that she acquired to be part of one thing good spreading all through the Internet. “So many individuals have responded to the video with a lot love,” she stated. “The web may be such a rest room for unfavorable, poisonous habits and misinformation, so it feels unimaginable to be a part of this one second that's utilizing the web to unfold a lot love and pleasure.”
Cummings additionally took the chance to disagree with some critics saying it was “inappropriate” to deliver a toddler to a drag present. “Anyone who thinks drag isn’t for youngsters is mistaken,” she stated. “Drag is expression, and kids are such judgment-free beings; they don’t actually care what you’re sporting, simply what you’re performing. … It could be good if us adults may let the kid inside us out for somewhat bit, so possibly we may all be somewhat extra accepting of others ourselves.”
Check out Marti Gould Cummings’ efficiency of “Baby Shark” under: