Louis Theroux and Jason Derulo rap in the clip of the viral hit Jiggle Jiggle
Louis Theroux and Chicken Shop Date creator Amelia Dimoldenberg order McDonald’s in a “drive-Theroux” and rap alongside Jason Derulo in the official video for their viral hit, Jiggle Jiggle.
A remix of Theroux and Dimoldenberg’s conversation, where she asks him if he remembers a rap he learned while filming an episode of Louis Theroux’s Weird Weekends in 2000, has become a popular dance trend on TikTok earlier this year.
The video for the song, released on Thursday evening, sees Theroux, Dimoldenberg and Derulo visiting chickens and late-night restaurants across London.
The song has amassed more than 70 million global streams since appearing on TikTok after DJ and producer duo Duke & Jokes put Theroux’s rap on a backing track and posted it to the platform. of social media.
The broadcaster, 52, sings: “My money don’t jiggle jiggle, it bends / Love to see you wiggle wiggle, that’s for sure / Makes me wanna dribble dribble, you know.”
“Riding in my Fiat, you really have to see it,” he continues, as the video shows him and Dimoldenberg, 28, driving around London in a Fiat and ordering 500 nuggets from a McDonald’s “drive-Theroux”, according to his sign. .
Derulo, 32, then joins a dinner party with his own words.
The video, which has over 125,000 views on YouTube, marks Theroux’s first single, the buzz of which still “mystifies” him.
“I got an email: ‘Hey, a remix of the rap you did on Chicken Shop Date is going viral and doing amazing things on TikTok.’ I’m like, ‘Well, that’s funny and weird,'” Theroux told The New York Times in June.
American singer Jason Derulo features on the track (PA)PA Archives/PA Images – Matt Crossick
When asked if the attention actually earned Theroux the money he brags about getting in Jiggle Jiggle, he replied, “I sincerely hope we can all rock the phenom.
“Or maybe a crease…So far it’s been more on the jiggle side.”