Taliban 'I'm Sexy And I Know It' YouTube Video Reaches 2 Million Views
HELMAND, AFGHANISTAN — The Taliban continue to celebrate this week as their video release of "I'm Sexy And I Know It" to YouTube continues to go viral and surpass others from U.S. Military personnel.
The song is from a group known as LMFAO.
Set against the backdrop of an upbeat musical tempo, the video shows numerous Taliban fighters grinding their hips and doing another move the CIA describes as the "wiggle, wiggle, wiggle."
The dance routines quite typically come in between cheesy video graphics of missiles striking Israel and men firing AK-47's into the air.
The video also features insurgents in full battle uniform lip-syncing the famous lyrics: "Everybody stops and they staring at me; I got passion in my pants and I ain't afraid to show it, show it, show it, show it."
Video director Ahmad Rakim Muhammed explained that he had heard the "infidel devil song" while surfing the channels on the satellite television installed into his home -- which still has no running water or toilet.
"I was …
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