Watch: Michael Jackson Impersonator Lights it Up During Baltimore Riot


While rioters were burning and looting their way through Baltimore, MD Monday night following the funeral of Freddie Gray, one Michael Jackson impersonator decided to use the cameras to show off his dance moves.

This unidentified street performer was caught on video multiple times dancing to Jackson’s 1983 hit “Beat It” Monday, among other hits, as mobs of people hurled objects at police officers and set fires to businesses and others buildings.

Dressed in a black leather jacket and dark pants, the man moonwalked his way onto the hearts of users on Twitter, but didn’t stop there.

He ended up on top of a box truck:

Off came the shirt:

The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday Baltimore Police say they have received a “credible threat” that rival gangs in the city have partnered up to “take out” law enforcement officers.

Per the report, police have received information that members of “various gangs” — including the Black Guerrilla Family, the Bloods and the Crips — have “entered into a partnership,” according to a statement.

Oh, the irony:



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