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Orange Shirt Kid or Orange Shit Kid Tries #BoogieDown Challenge refers to a series of remixes, jokes and memes based on a video of a child in an orange shirt attempting the Fortnite "Boogiedown Challenge."
On March 30th, 2018, the video game Fortnite launched a contest called the "Boogiedown Challenge." The contest requires contestants upload 12-second videos of themselves dancing. Develops honor the winner with a dance emote based on their submission.
That day, Twitter  user @Kid_Fortnite12 tweeted a video of a boy dancing in a bedroom. They captioned the post "Lmao I’m so cringe.But here.#BoogieDown." Within one month, the post (shown below) received more than 19,000 retweets and 48,000 likes.
Lmao I’m so cringe.But here.#BoogieDown pic.twitter.com/HlxnchVOy7— Orange Shirt Kid (@Kid_Fortnite12) March 30, 2018
Two days later, on April 1st, YouTuber  ThiccGrapes uploaded the video with the title "Kid Trys The #BoogieDown Challenge 😂." The post received more than 18,000 views.
On April 12th, the video was included in a post by PewDiePie. The post (shown below) received more than 5 million views one month.
On April 14th, YouTuber beep beep lettuce posted a meme compilation of remixes of the video. The post (shown below, left) received more than 597,000 views in two weeks.
The following week, on April 22nd, after the developers had announced the winner, YouTuber Dolan Dark posted a video, expressing disappointment that the orange shirt kid had lost the contest. The post (shown below, right) received more than 586,000 views in one week.
On April 22nd 2018, Redditor vigilancefoetracer  shared an informative image on the matter, calling for justice for Orange Shirt Kid to be declared the real winner of the competition. As of May 1st 2018, the post (shown below) has received more then 35,000 upvotes.
Also on the same day, Change.org  user Mike LeToris started a petition to include Orange Shirt Kid in the list of winners. The petition received more than 11,000 votes of its 15,000 goal.
On May 1st 2018, Fortnite patch 4.0 was released, with it adding the emote to the game entitled "Orange Justice." The Orange Shirt Kid tweeted his support of the inclusion. He posted a video of the emote (shown below).
Several media outlets covered the story, including Polygon, Newsweek, Kotaku, and more.
Ninja</a> <a href="https://t.co/UsX6DXXecf">pic.twitter.com/UsX6DXXecf</a></p>— Orange Shirt Kid (Kid_Fortnite12) May 1, 2018
Lawsuit Against Epic Games
On January 14th, 2019, Variety reported that Orange Shirt Kid's mother filed a lawsuit against Epic Games for including her son's dance in Fortnite. Variety noted that unlike a recent string of lawsuits against Epic Games for including dance moves, this lawsuit featured a dance that was submitted to Epic Games. The lawsuit notes that Epic Games changed the name to "Orange Justice" from the son's name, "the Random," and that the child was victim to extreme cyberbullying after the video went viral. The lawsuit states that Epic Games "did not credit Orange Shirt Kid nor seek his consent to use, display, reproduce, sell, or create a derivative work based upon Orange Shirt Kid’s Random dance or likeness in Fortnite." The Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP lawfirm, which is behind similar dance-related lawsuits against Epic Games, is the lawfirm representing Orange Shirt Kid's mother.
 Twitter – @Kid_Fortnite12's Tweet
 YouTube – Kid Trys The #BoogieDown Challenge
 Polygon – Fortnite’s #BoogieDown challenge was like a little slice of Vine in 2018
 Change.org – Petition · epic games: Make orange shirt kid winner of the boogie down contest
 Polygon – Fortnite’s ‘Orange Shirt Kid’ gets justice after new dance added to game
 Twitter – Orange Shirt Kid Twitter
 Newsweek -‘Fortnite’ Adds Orange Shirt Kid Emote, Fans Celebrate
 Kotaku -After Mass Fan Outcry, Epic Adds 'Orange Shirt Kid' Dance To Fortnite
 Reddit – JUSTICE FOR: Orange Shirt Kid.
 Variety – Mom of ‘Fortnite’ Superfan Orange Shirt Kid Sues Epic Over Use of His Dance
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