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Remember “Mickey” Singer Toni Basil? Now 72, Her Dancing Will Blow Your Mind.

by Derek de Koff September 14, 2016


Is 72 the new 24? Judging by this footage of ’80s icon Toni Basil cutting a rug, the answer is demonstrably yes. Possibly even “yasss.”

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Best known for her manic 1982 anthem “Mickey,” Basil went on to become a hugely successful choreographer, helming the fancy footwork for Tina Turner’s last tour, Bette Midler’s Vegas spectacular, and various routines in films like Legally Blonde and My Best Friend’s Wedding. 

Related: 16 Incredible Drag Queen Interpretations Of Your Favorite ’80s & ’90s Heroines And Villains

Clearly she hasn’t lost an ounce of the ferocity demonstrated on that bouncy “Mickey” vid on endless rotation in the early days of MTV.

Let’s compare and contrast, shall we?

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