Twizzler Challenge, Unlike Ice Bucket Challenge, Makes Everyone Uncomfortable

A new epidemic of public charity-driven stunts is rising over the cultural landscape. The Today Show seems to love it.

Unlike the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of yesteryear, the Twizzler Challenge affects the nerves and tests the endurance of all those who watch the grizzly act unfold.

If you're unfamiliar, the Twizzler Challenge tasks to people to Lady and the Tramp a Tizzler into an awkward kiss. The challenge is meant to raise money for Autism awareness.

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    The source remains undoubtedly keyoooooot

    Via: Giphy

    However, things get weird when real people try it.

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    Meredith Vieira surprised cohost Willie Geist with it last week

    Via: YouTube
    "It doesn't get more awkward than this," Willie Geist says.

    Such truth, Willie.

    Lady be like:

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    Lena Dunham and Allison Williams made it slightly more bearable

    Via: Instagram

    Here's the Instagram Video:

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    Kathie Lee Gifford and Matt Lauer made it so much worse

    Via: NBC

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    Then, Regis Philbin and Hoda Kotb made out

    Via: Instagram

    Here, brave souls, is that Instagram video:

    every morning is a new adventure.

    A video posted by claire howorth (@clairehoworth) on

    Watch it or report it as inappropriate! Your choice!

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    Sweet mercy, make it stop

    Via: Uproxx

    Save yourself, and others, the horrible ordeal and just donate directly to New York Collaborates for Autism.

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