While a lot of internet memes are just plain dumb and/or dangerous, the latest is rather fun, probably isn’t going to kill anybody and raises money for ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease in the US and motor neurone disease in the UK.
The idea is that you film yourself being drenched with a bucket of ice cold water, then nominate another person to do it – and you give some money to charity and encourage others to do it at the same time.
The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ has had some celebrity supporters and than include Fault In our Stars and Divergent star Ansel Elgort, who took him shirt off, dumped some water over his head and then uploaded the results for us to see.
He also includes the message, “At first I thought it was dumb, but then I realized that it was for a good cause. Today I gave $500 to the research and I encourage you to give as well!”
Take a look below.