Is This Viral Video Of A High School Grad Twerking After Receiving Her Diploma Ratchet Or Righteous?

"Not the time or the place" or "Let her have fun"

Many young people have found unique ways to celebrate while walking across the stage at graduation; however, when one high schooler lifter her gown and began twerking, she became the target of backlash. 

In the video, posted by the Shade Room, a young woman is quickly pulled off stage when she begins dancing. 

  • The video quickly went viral and received nearly 20,000 comments

  • Initially, there were many tweets and comments slamming the graduate for being "ratchet"

  • Yet, when the one person brought up the girl's parents, others rushed to her defense

  • As the video drew more attention, the general consensus was this was not the time nor the place

    Do you think the celebratory grad should have been allowed to get her life, or should she have been told to get off the stage? Let us know in the comments!

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