Your favorite celebrities are getting soaked in icy cold water as they dump a bucket of ice water to them and nominate their friends for the ALS Ice Bucket challenge! If they can’t, the alternative is to donate $100 to the ALS association.
What happens with ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease? ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) attacks nerve cells and results into total paralysis, though the mind remains active. The patient survives for 2 to 5 years from the time of diagnosis.
Who is the man behind this challenge?
US baseball player and an ALS patient Pete Frates who challenged people on a social networking site started this.
So who all took the challenge? Get ready to watch some of the coolest #ALSIcebucketchallenge videos and see who dared whom to take ice cold water bath.
1. Mark Zuckerberg
That was cold! Mark Zuckerberg accepted Governor Chris Christie’s Ice Bucket Challenge and uploaded his cool video in 24 hours. He dared Bill Gates, his partner on Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg and Net Flix’s Founder/CEO Reed Hastings. J.
2. Bill Gates
Bill Gate’s Strategic Ice Bucket Challenge video
3. Ben Afflick
“Challenge accepted, Tyler Perry! I will also donate to this very worthy cause – The ALS Association. Over to you Jimmy Kimmel, Neil Patrick Harris, Matt Damon, and my wife – #IceBucketChallenge.” I totally love the child’s’ laughter in the back drop!
4. Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz, Steve Higgins, The Roots, & Jimmy Fallon take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Justine Timberlake challenged Jimmy Fallon in his video to raise awareness for ALS. Take a look!
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
The heart throb footballer challenged some of the coolest celebrities- Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez and Lil Wayne!
6. Taylor swift
Taylor and Jamie took the challenge and donated to the cause with their crew.
7. The cast of Mission Impossible 3
Tom Cruise and Chris McQuarrie took the hit on the behalf of their entire team – over 8 buckets of ice cold water! Together they challenged Adam Goodman, David Alison and Bran Greg.
8. Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga who boldly stands for ‘all types of individualities’ with her Born This Way Foundation took the challenge and nominated Adele, Michael Rapino, and Arthur Fogel
9. Riteish Deshmukh
The Indian actor Ritesh Deshmukh took Sania’s challenge and dared Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Siddharth Malhotra, Pulkit Samrat & Ashish Choudhary to take the challenge and upload their videos in 24 hours.
10. Topher Grace
Topher challenged That ’70s show co-stars including Ashton Kutcher and Wilmer Valderrama.
11. Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher and Wilmer Valderrama’s Ice Bucket Challenge in response to Topher Grace got bombed by Dax Shepherd. We hope you enjoy the video.
12. Britney Spears
Nominated by her sister, Jamie Lynn, the pop star took the Ice Bucket Challenge with shrieks and voted Adam Sandlar, her boyfriend David Lucado and business manager Robin Greenhill.
13. Miley Cyrus
Apparently the pop diva was challenged to take ‘Rice’ Bucket Challenge by her Dad. We don’t know what that means. Find out here!
14. David Beckham
The hot former footballer nominated Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
15. Arya, the girl who challenged Daler Mehandi
This sweet kido stood up for the cause and brought the challenge to her country by nominating.
16. Daler Mehandi
Daler Mehandi’s response to Arya’s video is too good to be true as he stands unaffected by the ice filler buckets. Daler further dares SRK, Priyanka Chopra and Amitabh Bachchan.
17. Jim Parson aka Sheldon Cooper from the Big Bang Theory
Jim took the challenge and dares his costars to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
18. Jennifer Lopez
JLo took the challenge with the help of the kids.
19. Vin Diesel
The fast and Furious star challenged Michelle Obama, Angelina Jolie and Russian President, Vladimir Putin.
20. Shakira with her husband, Gerard Pique
Pique screamed more than his wife! The couple together challenged Chris Martin, Pope Francis, Sergio Ramos, and Fabregas.
21. Charlie Sheen from Two and a Half Man
Charlie dumped a bucket of money worth $10000 onto himself and further extended the challenge for his co-actors.
22. Sonakshi and Bipasha Basu
The Bollywood actresses took the challenge and will be donating to the cause.
23. This is one of the best Ice Bucket Challenges compilations so far!
Who else took the challenge? Chris Patt, Selena Gomez, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, and many more! The list is going to get big.
Take the challenge and enjoy a cold day in hot summer with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Don’t forget to upload your video for the awareness of the cause.
PS: Dig the internet well to understand what is ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease and stand up for the cause and its awareness! Do share your videos with us!
Written by Devika Ohri