Before There Was Twerking, There Was . . . Twerking?

Certainly looks like it anyway. Give credit where due, Miley.

The above video — a key cog for those interested in twerking history — comes from 1910’s Afgrunden. The prototwerker? Asta Nielsen.

h/t: boingboing

photo: Asta Nielsen. credit: Wikimedia Commons

  • David Shorten

    Is it me or does she sort of get lost in the middle of the routine?