Army Investigating TikTok Video of Paratrooper Jumping With Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice
USA Today FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Army leaders are investigating a video depicting a paratrooper jumping with cranberry juice that was posted to TikTok, a social media app.On Oct. 17, a reporter for Task&Purpose tweeted the video of the paratrooper, who appears to be in a parachute harness and sipping on Ocean Spray cranberry juice as Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” plays in the background.
The video appears to be a re-creation of another video shared last month by another TikTok user identified as Idaho resident Nathan Apodaca.
what! is! happening!
(h/t to @mosbren who is a 5-star military tiktok sleuth) pic.twitter.com/NCMgjr7S7F
— Haley Britzky (@halbritz) October 17, 2020
Apodaca’s video depicting himself skateboarding and lip-synching to the Fleetwood Mac song as he drinks cranberry juice from the bottle has generated more than 11 million likes on the platform.
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