Attempting the viral dance craze could land you with a Dhs2000 fine…

Everyone from Will Smith to Dua Lipa has been doing it, but if you try doing it in the UAE, you could end up in hot water.

We’re talking about the “Kiki” challenge (also known as the “In My Feelings” challenge), a viral dance craze inspired by Drake’s new track, In My Feelings.

It all started when Instagram star @theshiggyshow posted a video of himself dancing to the song. He dubbed the dance #DoTheShiggy, and it wasn’t long before the internet took the idea, and ran with it.

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The problem is, some people have taken the fad to a dangerous extreme – jumping out of moving cars and dancing alongside the still-moving vehicle.

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Here’s an example from Saudi Arabian influencer and YouTuber Reem AlSanea, who is based in Los Angeles:

This version has resulted in the challenge being banned in Egypt, and now, authorities in the UAE have warned that anyone caught doing the dance in this way will be hit with a Dhs2000 fine, 23 black points on their licence, and have their car impounded for 60 days.

According to a Gulf News report, three social media influencers in Abu Dhabi have already been arrested for taking part in the challenge, which “endangered their lives, offended public morals and violated the traffic law.”

These include driving a vehicle in a dangerous manner, blocking traffic, and using a mobile phone while driving.

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