Kentucky grandmoms win hearts on social media after recreating Rihanna's Super Bowl LVII performance in retirement home
BOWLING GREEN, KENTUCKY: A group of grandmothers are proving that getting old means nothing after sharing a parody of Rihanna's Super Bowl LVII performance on social media. The women of the Arcadia Senior Living Facility in Bowling Green have taken the internet by storm for posting their own version of the concert on TikTok.
In the adorable 12-second video, the women, dressed in white, all sashay to the side revealing another woman, dressed in red to resemble the 'Wait Your Turn' singer's look from the Super Bowl LVII event. The "Rihanna" was seen holding a white microphone while grooving to 'Rude Boy'. The video was liked by three million people as of February 27.
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'Our halftime show > Rihanna's halftime show'
The video's caption read, "Our halftime show > Rihanna's halftime show." Pat, Dora, and Sue, who were among the performers, addressed their now-viral video and how they came up with the concept came about on Fox on Monday, February 27.
The woman in red at the end of the video is Dora, and she revealed why she was picked for the part of Rihanna during the Super Bowl rendition of Rihanna's song 'Rude Boy.' "I think I had the biggest swing," she stated. However, Pat and Sue laughed and claimed that she simply had the appropriate red attire for the role. According to the women, the social director of community activities at the retirement home came up with the concept for the video, and the women, who are in their 80s, were willing to give it a shot.
The women said they watched the Super Bowl together, and their video has now been viewed by over 23 million people. Sue, who blew the kiss at the start of the film, said that her family enjoyed the video. Pat said that her daughters, who saw the video, thought she was "bold." Dora, who was surprised after watching the video, said, "Didn’t know I could move that quick."
'Omg I love these ladies'
As the video went viral, people flooded the platform with comments. "I love this so much. I miss my grandma and grandpa so much. This was perfect," commented one user. "Omg I love these ladies," penned one person. "Make more," another wrote. "This is the best thing I've seen today. Thanks for sharing," another person tweeted. "If they can be happy why not the rest of us?"
if they can be happy why not the rest of us?— QUACK n NON (@Bflat34238319) February 27, 2023
What is Arcadia Senior Living Facility?
Arcadia Communities is a business based in Louisville, Kentucky, currently operating independent living, assisted living and memory care communities in Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee, with plans for expansion, as per their website. The goal of Arcadia Communities is to respect and honor our elderly by creating areas that cater to their specific requirements, encourage independence, and improve their quality of life.
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