Rapper Xzibit has hit out against the popular trend of ‘planking’, which has developed a massive interest around the globe and even has some pretty big celebrities fans. Justin Bieber is a huge fan of ‘planking’ and is regularly posting photographs of himself taking part in the viral game.
However, Xzibit is dead against it and has accused it, and those who take part in it, as racist. Xzibit explained via his Twitter account, “Planking is THE dumbest s–t ever,” he then added, “#Planking was a way to transport slaves on ships during the slave trade, its not funny. Educate.”
‘Planking is where people take photos of themselves lying down on their stomachs in unusual places. It has picked up a massive amount of followers, including the likes of Ellen Page, Katy Perry and Rosario Dawson. Let us know your views on ‘planking’ and whether you believe it to be racist or not.