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Mother of ‘Twerking’ Teens Calls Police On Father, Father Arrested

Thirty-five-year-old Greg Horn has been charged with child endangerment and corporal punishment after beating his 12- and 14- year-old daughters for posting a twerking video on YouTube.

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The mother of the two teenaged girls who were beaten on-camera by their father for ‘twerking,’ i.e. gyrating in a very suggestive manner, called police and had the man arrested. Thirty-five-year-old Greg Horn has been charged with child endangerment and corporal punishment after he beat his 14- and 12-year-old daughters for posting a ‘twerking’ video on Facebook.

The video of the teens being whooped by their father with cable wire went viral earlier this week. In the video, Horn can be seen walking in on his daughters creating a twerking video to upload onto the Internet. He orders them to stand in a corner and begins to whoop them. The girls are heard screaming as the cable wire hits their skin. The teenagers are saying their father hit them as a punishment for sneaking out of the house. Horn is slated to be arraigned on April 16.

This is not the first time a twerking video has gone viral. Earlier this year, a short video clip of a visibly young boy twerking, surfaced on the Twerkers Gone Wild Facebook fanpage. The video, titled “Wheres This Kid Father?” has acquired 24,800+ comments, 54,500+ shares, and 19,700+ comments. The video sparked the ongoing debate about whether or not there is a hidden agenda to make African-American men effeminate.

While most commenters bashed the child and/or simply stated how shocked they were after watching the video, one commenter, Terese Evans, believes the child is on the right path. “[Y]all just mad cause he moves better than you. Leave the kid alone he actually has some skills. And will probably end up making more than everybody on here bashing him. Not to mention the fact that dancing like that doesn’t make you gay. Either you are or you’re not. If he is there’s nothing his parents can do about it anyway. if he’s not ladies look out. this kids got some crazy hip skills,” she said. Another commenter, Nola Hood, believed people were wrongfully sticking up for the boy. “He seems very young and he is moving as though he is experienced, and by that I mean..not a virgin. I feel sad looking at this. Who knows,what he went through as a child to make him display this behavior. All yall defending him need to shut up, cuz u aint no FB case counselor. Stop trying to be the hero and say something positive when u known DANG well this is not common for a young boy his age,” Hood said.

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