Paul McCartney pays back 'Black Beatles' favor with Mannequin Challenge video


You knew Sir Paul wasn't gonna sit this one out forever. After the Rae Sremmurd-inspired Mannequin Challenge -- an Internet craze of videos showing all participants freezing in place, most often set to the sounds of the ATL duo's "Black Beatles" -- swept up everyone from Steph Curry to Hillary Clinton, it was only a matter of time before the original Cute Beatle got in on the fun.

Indeed, Paul McCartney joined the party today (Nov. 10), in a video posted to his Twitter account with the accompanying text "Love those Black Beatles #MannequinChallenge." In the clip, Macca stands by his grand piano, one hand tickling the ivories and the other reached out, seemingly in mid-song rapture. As the camera pans around him, you can probably guess which line from Rae Sremmurd's current top 10 hit blares out: "Black Beatle, bitch/ Me and Paul McCartney related!"

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19: Sir Paul McCartney, MBE attends 'This Beautiful Fantastic' screening at SVA Theatre on December 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
TOKYO, JAPAN - APRIL 23: Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell are seen upon arrival at Haneda Airport on April 23, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 19: Sir Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell attend DuJour Media, JetSmarter's Ronn Torossian, Gilt's Jonathan Greller, Jason Binn & elit Vodka's celebration of 'This Beautiful Fantastic' at the Park Hyatt on December 19, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for DuJour)
INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 15: Musician Paul McCartney performs during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 15, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 08: Paul McCartney performs during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 8, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 08: Sir Paul McCartney (L) and Neil Young perform onstage during Desert Trip at the Empire Polo Field on October 8, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
INDIO, CA - OCTOBER 08: Sir Paul McCartney performs onstage during Desert Trip at The Empire Polo Club on October 8, 2016 in Indio, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Desert Trip)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 09: (L-R) Paul McCartney and Kanye West attend the Stella McCartney show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 on March 9, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Recording Artists Paul McCartney and Kanye West perform onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)
TOKYO, JAPAN - MAY 15: Paul McCartney is seen upon arrival at Haneda Airport on May 15, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Jun Sato/GC Images)
English musician Paul McCartney performs during the opening concert of his 'Out There' tour on April 19, 2014 in Montevideo. AFP PHOTO/ Miguel ROJO (Photo credit should read MIGUEL ROJO/AFP/Getty Images)
British music legend Paul McCartney (C) introduces a robot to fans upon his arrival at the Haneda airport in Tokyo on May 15, 2014. McCartney is to play Tokyo's Nippon Budokan Hall on May 21, marking his first return to the venue since appearing there with The Beatles in 1966. AFP PHOTO/Toshifumi KITAMURA (Photo credit should read TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 6: Musician, Paul McCartney attends the Los Angeles Lakers game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 06: Paul McCartney (R) and Nancy Shevell attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on April 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Recording artistis Paul McCartney, Rihanna and Kanye West perform 'FourFiveSeconds' onstage during The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the at the STAPLES Center on February 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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