It used to be that the winners of high school talent shows had an interested audience of a couple of hundred peers and fame that lasted a few weeks. Now, thanks to YouTube, anyone doing anything can become a star, even teenage gym floor performers.
After being posted on May 21st
, a highlight reel from the talent show at Pitman High School in Turlock, California now has over two million views thanks to its star, and the winner of the event, a teen who lip- synced to Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” and, most impressively, delivered a spot-on replication
of the famous dance moves from the video. YouTube commenters seemed particularly impressed with the kid’s rendition of the moonwalk.
Watch the video below and let us know if you think he did MJ justice (MJ starts at 1:11)!
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