Story By: Gheorghi Caraseni, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Newsflash
This is the moment Russian bodybuilder ‘Popeye’ performs a bizarre dance in his undies with a pillow strapped to his waist for the Instagram ‘pillow challenge’.
Kirill Tereshin, 23, dubbed Popeye due to his bazooka-like biceps, the botched result of injecting his arms with synthol oil, shared the footage on Instagram for his 265,000 followers.
In the video, Popeye is seen flaunting his recent alien tattoo, emblazon across his chest, as he dances to the music with a pillow strapped to his waist.
While only wearing undies and a pair of sandals, Popeye ‘busts a move’ with a series of erratic hand gestures and leg kicks.
The oddball bodybuilder, who lives in the town of Balashikha in the western Russian region of Moscow Oblast, was taking part in the online craze ‘the pillow challenge’.
Netizen ‘TemaKara’ said: “Unfortunately for you, you are not interesting to anyone at all.”
‘Vyacheslav4ik’ commented: “You are a national embarrassment.”
‘ArtemRest21’ wrote: “It is shame you don’t know your limitations.”
In November last year, Popeye went under the knife to have some rotting flesh removed from his botched biceps.
The synthol injections reportedly caused tissue fibrosis followed by necrosis, seriously affecting his health.
Fortunately for the young Russian, he was able to have much of his rotting muscle and tissue removed.
Following the operation, he told Newsflash that he was feeling much better, adding: “It feels very weird, very unusual. My arm feels lighter. Now I am going through rehab.”
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