Benni Cinkle, Awkward Backup Dancer in 'Friday' Video, Wants To Make School Appearances

Benni Cinkle, Awkward Backup Dancer in 'Friday' Video, Wants To Make School Appearances

What do you do when you're a part of a video that's gotten 176 million views? 

Milk it for all it's worth.

Benni Cinkle, the brace-faced girl who flails her arms awkwardly in Rebecca Black's "Friday" video, debuted a video of her own last week called "Can You See Me Now." Now, according to a press release (yes, she even has a press team), the Anaheim Hills teen has gotten "overwhelming requests and responses," so she has decided to host a Bring Benni to School Contest. Kids can enter by creating a video telling a story about a difficult time in their lives and how they got through it. Cinkle will pick five winners and visit their schools to talk about empowerment.

Says the press release: "It is no surprise that Benni has touched the lives of so many children and teens all around the world due to her admirable self-confidence and determination to not let other people bring her down."

Is that what kids really need more of these days? Self-confidence? Isn't that what leads to things like the Rebecca Black video in the first place? 

Check out the painful-to-watch video here:

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