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John Lawless

John Lawless

John J. Lawless Jr. (born on November 18, 1967) is an American entertainer and a business mail technician. In November 2017, he gained fame after someone recorded him dancing to a Michael Jackson song at a concert. [16]

Personal Life

The gif of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Five.

The gif of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Five.

Lawless has lived in the city of Long Island for most of his life. He and his family live in the suburb of Centereach. He has also worked as a DJ for decades in the area where he has

garnered dozens of shows in the area.

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On November 15, 2017, Lawless and his son attended a Janet Jackson concert at Barclays Center. During the moments before the concert began, Lawless danced to Michael Jackson's "Remember the Time." [4]While dancing to the song, a few of the concertgoers took footage of him dancing and uploaded it to the internet where it has since gone viral. Since then, the video has reached millions of views. [16]

On Instagram, the video was posted by @ridiculous__nicholas which has been seen close to 96,000 times. [11]On Facebook, one of the concert's attendees, Lashea Battle, captured Lawless dancing as well and posted the video on her page which has since been viewed 47 million times. [9]On Twitter, the video was shared by @MJJLegio, a well-known handle in the network dedicated to Michael Jackson news. [14]

References

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Citation Linknewsday.comLawless mentioned in a NewsDay article (circa 2017)
Dec 7, 2017, 9:27 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia.orgEditor page on Everipedia
Dec 6, 2017, 2:40 PM
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Citation Linkpinterest.comJohn Lawless's Pinterest
Dec 6, 2017, 8:00 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comFootage of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Five at a concert.
Nov 30, 2017, 2:21 AM
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Citation Linklink.usps.com"Dancing machine: Employee’s tribute to pop icon goes viral"
Dec 6, 2017, 7:48 PM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comLawless dancing to Michael Jackson's " Remember the Time"
Dec 6, 2017, 7:55 PM
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Citation Linktwitter.comJohn Lawless Jr.'s Twitteraccount
Dec 6, 2017, 7:52 PM
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Citation Linkajournalofmusicalthings.comShort article about the viral video of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Fiveas well as him being a well-known DJ i n Long Island.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:47 AM
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Citation Linklinkedin.comJohn Lawless's LinkedInprofile
Dec 6, 2017, 8:00 PM
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Citation Linkfacebook.comThe video posted on Facebookby a user who records John Lawless passionately dancing to Michael Jackson.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:46 AM
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Citation Linkdailymail.co.ukThe Daily Mailarticle about John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Fivegoing viral.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:49 AM
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Citation Linkinstagram.comThe Instagrampost of another version of the video of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Five.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:49 AM
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Citation Linkyoutube.comLawless dancing to Michael Jackson's " Remember the Time" (circa 2017)
Dec 6, 2017, 7:54 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comThe gif of John Lawless dancing to the Jackson Five.
Nov 30, 2017, 2:23 AM
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Citation Linktwitter.comFamous tweet that tweeted the video of Lawless dancing to Michael Jackson
Dec 6, 2017, 8:09 PM
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Citation Linkmashable.comThe article about John Lawless on Mashable.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:48 AM
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Citation Linknewsday.comNewsdayarticle about John Lawless' video of himself dancing going viral.
Nov 30, 2017, 1:45 AM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comLawless dancing to Michael Jackson's "Remember the Time"
Dec 6, 2017, 7:55 PM
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Citation Linkwww.youtube.comLawless dancing to Michael Jackson's "Remember the Time" (circa 2017)
Dec 6, 2017, 7:54 PM