By Oluwatoyin Adeleye
A 22-year-old lady, Odumewu Debbie Sunmisola popularly known as @pinkidebbie has successfully broken the Guinness Book of World Records for the longest dancer in the world after dancing for about one week.
The young Nigerian is a renowned dance performer, exhibitionist and media influencer in the Nigerian entertainment industry, who has featured in music videos like Skales’ Shaku shaku.
Debbie started dancing at The Palms Shopping Mall, Victoria Island, Lagos since Friday, November 17 and hopes to continue until Friday November 24. She has already broken the current record of a person dancing for 120 hours and she is hoping to set a new record of dancing for 150 hours.
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The world record currently stands at a 5-day dance marathon, but Debbie has surpassed that.
She has received support from her family, friends and fans, who have all trooped to the mall to cheer, watch and dance with her.
Kaffy, Chuey Chu, among others, also showed up to support the young dancer.
Debbie, who is a graduate of Policy and Strategic Studies from Covenant University, started honing her dance skills at the age of 6. She draws her inspiration from her mother whose support for her work has been unwavering.
Debbie is an achiever and has demonstrated this time after time as evident in her impressive laurel winning streak of 4 years. She continually pushes boundaries and was just recently the 2nd runner-up in the Etisalat break free 24hr dance challenge as well as the last female dancer standing.
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