Riley Curry has got to be the cutest kid on the Internet. That’s been the consensus lately from all of those loving the little precocious 3-year-old’s way of stealing the spotlight from her famous father, Steph Curry, during press conferences. Now, Riley is making news again for an adorable version of Silento’s “Watch Me” dance anthem, with Ayesha Curry’s video on Instagram of Riley doing the Whip and the Nae Nae going instantly viral.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, July 19, Ayesha posted the video of Riley doing the Whip and the Nae Nae on her 3rd birthday, and it’s the kind of video that makes viewers smile and want to watch it a few times.
“This is 3!!! Happy birthday baby girl! Never a dull moment. You light up our lives and keep us on our toes. Mommy and daddy love you so much. Let’s celebrate!”
The video quickly received more than 144,000 likes in the two hours since it went live, and gained more than 26,600 comments in that time. Responses to Riley’s dance on Twitter prove that people are sharing it a-plenty, with people on Twitter telling one another that the video will brighten their days and make them smile.
Look at Riley Curry celebrating her third birthday by doing the Whip and Nae Nae: http://t.co/p02SzfeMu6
— Complex (@ComplexMag) July 19, 2015
As reported by the Inquisitr, the Whip and Nae Nae dance styles were attributed to memes on Twitter of Harry Styles when he fell on stage recently.
Riley Curry is the most adorable thing ever!!
— Sabrina (@sabrinabutter_) July 19, 2015
Meanwhile, Riley’s mom followed up her Instagram video of Riley dancing with a photo of the newly 3-year-old’s stylish outfit, wherein she holds her sunglasses in her hand. Curry’s garb and fashionable style has won her plenty of raves — along with her adorable personality.
Aww RT @ilooklikeamodel: Why is Riley Curry so cute 😭 pic.twitter.com/zjsgmp7nQd
— Young (@young_dause) July 19, 2015
The NBA recognized Riley Curry for her birthday. Let that sink in. RILEY Curry! Lol She has ARRIVED!— Branden D. Walker (@B_Theophilus) July 19, 2015
All in all, the fact that the child of an NBA star has won the hearts of so many is the recurring theme on Twitter after fans spy out Riley’s wonderful “Whip” and “Nae Nae” game.
The toddler became a permanent fixture in the media spotlight for her antics during her dad’s post-game interviews, with Riley telling him he was talking too loudly to the reporters.
The Curry Family overall has been praised for their youthful beauty, seemingly inside and out.
[Image via Instagram]