#WhyNotWednesday: The Dancing Man Gets His Dance Party
May 27, 2015

O’Brien hamming it up with Meghan Trainor

Sometimes good things happen and you feel like your faith in humanity is restored. And whenever dance is in involved in these moments, it seems all the sweeter, amiright?

In February, a man named Sean O’Brien from Liverpool, England, was bullied online for his size and dancing in public. A group of women started an online campaign to find him (#FindDancingMan) and throw him the dance party of his dreams—and that party finally happened this past weekend! On Saturday night at Avalon in Los Angeles, O’Brien was joined by some 1,000 people, including Monica Lewinsky, Moby (who DJ’d for free!) and a video message from Pharrell Williams.

It actually sounds like O’Brien’s entire weekend was one for the books: He got to appear on “The Today Show,” dance with Meghan Trainor, throw out the first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game and help present a check for $30,000—money raised for anti-bullying charities.


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