Old footage of Fergie doing cartwheels and singing in an odd voice is blowing up TikTok

A throwback Fergie performance perfectly captures TikTok’s chaotic energy. 

The 13-year-old clip of the “Fergalicious” singer’s appearance on the Today Show has resurfaced on TikTok. Sometimes the app can feel like a time capsule of nostalgia where everything old is new again. The former Black Eyed Peas member was in the middle of a solo number on the show when she suddenly broke out into several cartwheels. People have taken the audio of her singing and doing acrobatics to soundtrack all their unhinged moments in the most hilarious way. 

Fergie’s 2008 Today Show appearance 

Fergie performed a cover of Heart’s “Barracuda” and Guns N’ Roses’ “Welcome to the Jungle” during a May 2008 appearance on the Today Show. While singing “Barracuda” Fergie did four one-handed cartwheels in a row. The cartwheels have since become a signature of Fergie’s whenever she performs the song. 

Fergie’s cartwheels go viral on TikTok

On September 13, the user @pandemicproblems posted a meme using footage of Fergie’s Today Show performance. It read, “Me: Trying to work a nine to five job. My ADHD:” as the clip played. 

Now people are using the sound to score their chaotic energy. Over 9,430 videos are associated with the snippet on TikTok. 

TikToker @neighborhoodnoodlehead used the sound to do the fake screaming challenge at school. 

“Me making my grand escape from the guy at the bar who paid my tab,” @povgiovanni said while doing cartwheels down the street in New Orleans. 


they say dress for the job you want #milfs

♬ original sound – Pandemic Problems

“Walking through Liverpool with my grandma trolley every week because I ain’t carrying my shopping 25 minutes,” @abigail_maybe said in a caption

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