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Gloria Gaynor washed her hands to “I Will Survive” & the internet is living for it

Gloria Gaynor washing her hands
Gloria Gaynor washing her hands... like a legend.Photo: Video screenshot/Instagram

Gloria Gaynor has lit up the internet with a hand-washing video set to her iconic hit “I Will Survive.”

In a video that was originally posted to Tik Tok, Gaynor, 76, appears in front of a sink, washing her hands and lip-syncing “Did you think I’d crumble?/Did you think I’d lay down and die?/Oh no not I/I will survive.”

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“It only takes 20 seconds to ‘SURVIVE’!” she wrote when she posted the video, referring to how public health experts are recommending people wash their hands with soap for 20 seconds to prevent the spread of diseases.

Her video also got a lot of love on Twitter, where it has been viewed 3.7 million times.

Fans have been making their own “I Will Survive” hand-washing videos, and Gaynor is happy that people are using her music to stay safe.

“I love that people are taking part in the #iwillsurvivechallenge to #washyourhands and are duetting with me on @tiktok like @ajslambino did! Stay safe and healthy everyone!” she wrote when sharing a video of someone else lip-syncing with her. “Wash your hands often every day for 20 seconds or more.”

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