The internet has been set ablaze for weeks by the trending #silhouettechallenge which has has got some Nigerian celebrities to join other participants across the world.
The #silhouettechallenge which has trended on Instagram and Twitter is a dance routine.
It features ladies typically dressed down while dancing to Paul Anka’s song, ‘Put Your Head On My Shoulder’ released in 1987 and stripping when Doja Cats’ song, ‘Streets’ which was released in 2019 comes on.
The women dance under red lights allowing viewers to only see the silhouettes of their naked bodies.
Even though the red light only shows the silhouette, the wrong shade of red, as observed in some of the videos means people can see more than just a silhouette.
While social media platforms has been set ablaze with series of posts on the trending challenge, some Nigerian celebrities have stunned with their posts.
Here are Top 5 Nigerian Celebrities That Has Participated In #Silhouettechallenge
These Nigerian celebrities have impressed their fanbases by fusing their own style to the social media challenge. They are listed below in no particular order:
- Don Jazzy: It’s not a surprise to see Mavins record boss, Don Jazzy on this list as he has been one of the biggest social media influencers in Nigeria in recent time. He has done many comic skits which also also influenced his #silhouettechallenge. Don Jazzy was seen pouting in the video until the light goes off.
- Funke Akindele: Jenifa as she is fondly called sets the internet on fire when she dropped her own version of the challenge. In her comic style, the award-winning actress stated that her page is not for nudity at the end of her video. Funke Akindele on hearing ‘put your head on my shoulder’ gave the suspense; no way she is revealing her body- her message.
- Mercy Eke: Fans and followers of Big Brother Naija season 4 winner, Mercy Eke got what they want as the professional vixen stunned with her #silhouettechallenge. From a red pyjamas to the red and black silhouette background, the queen of the mercenaries bares it all.
- Venita Akpofure: Just like Mercy, Venita Akpofure a video vixen, actress, and reality TV star left tongue wagging as she revealed her body in a sexy manner under the silhouette. If you have come for a shocker, then the ‘Pepper Dem’ housemate really served the pepper in her post.
- Femi Adebayo: Award-winning Nollywood actor, Femi Adebayo also participated in the trending social media challenge which has reached over 100 million views on the internet. In his comic style, the Kwara-State born actor transformed under the silhouette to his comic character, Jelili.
Other popular names that have attempted the #silhouettechallenge include BBNaija’s Vee, Sydney Talker, Jane Mena, and so on.
Meanwhile, some Nigerians have kicked against the challenge and have countered that with another challenge, #scripturechallenge which is about people quoting verses of the Holy Bible on social media.