Loading...

'Lifeguard Style,' Gangnam Spoof Video Leads To Firings

408,594 views

Loading...

Loading...

Transcript

The interactive transcript could not be loaded.

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Sep 10, 2012

"A group of red swimsuit-clad lifeguards thought they were having some innocent summer fun when they made a spoof video of a Korean pop singer's dance moves. Instead, all fourteen lifeguards were fired Wednesday. In the YouTube video above, young lifeguards who worked at a city pool in El Monte, Calif. can be seen rubbing sunscreen on each other, dancing in synchronization and doing lots of hip thrusts (including underwater). As countless other videos have done this summer, the video--titled "Lifeguard Style"--is a spoof of singer PSY (Park Jae Sung)'s "Gangnam Style" music video, released in July, in which he performs his signature "horse-riding dance." His video is a viral sensation. But when the young California lifeguards mimicked the video move-by-move, their supervisors "said the entire video was inappropriate and disgusting," Gabriel Gonzalez, a lifeguard supervisor who was terminated, told NBC...".* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur breaks it down on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Kathleen Miles on The Huffington Post:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09......

Watch the original video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpVmMt...

Check out Psy here: http://www.youtube.com/artist/PSY?fea...

Support The Young Turks by Subscribing http://bit.ly/TYTonYouTube

Like Us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theyoungturks
Follow Us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/OkX87X

Buy TYT Merch: http://theyoungturks.spreadshirt.com/

Find out how to watch The Young Turks on Current by clicking here:http://www.current.com/gettyt

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...