We're Sorry But Britney Spears Officially Won the #MannequinChallenge

So, the #MannequinChallenge has now achieved world domination. And since dancers are singularly well-suited to this weird, wonderful thing—what with their whole lives being devoted to the development of impressive body control—there've been a lot of excellent dance submissions. Everyone has been feeling the freeze, from the Rockettes to the "Dancing with the Stars" crew to the members of Cincinnati Ballet.

But it's done, you guys. The end. Game over.

Because Britney Spears and the dancers from her Vegas phenomenon Piece of Me just did the best #MannequinChallenge of all time. Of ALL TIME.

Behold:

YUP.

The only misstep here is that Brit didn't use her 2008 song "Mannequin" as the soundtrack, because that is a real thing she actually made that definitely exists in the universe. But we're going to assume that's because she knows true perfection requires the inclusion of one tiny flaw, just to keep things interesting. (Also she's got a new album to promote and girl, we get that.)

💕 We'll never stop loving you, Britney. 💕

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