Louisiana Queen of Bounce, Big Freedia, twerked her booty off today in Herald Square as hundreds of fans gathered to help her and her 358 dancers set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for Most People Twerking Simultaneously. In order to set the record the rules below had to be met.
GUINNESS WORLD RECORD Twerk Rules:
1. Body must remain upright, with movement concentrated in hips
2. Participants can put hands on knees or hips for support
3. Twerking action cannot come from knees. Hips only!
4. Freestyling or additional choreography not permitted. No hands on the ground, feet in the air, twirling, etc.
5. Twerking action must be synchronized, can be at own pace
6. All participants must twerk simultaneously for TWO MINUTES when Big Freedia gives the signal
7. Any performers who do not participate fully for the entire TWO MINUTES will be deducted from the final total
Check out a video of Big Freedia in action below.