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Katy Perry’s ‘Backpack Kid’ goes swish as SNL viral video sensation

For today’s lesson in cultural literacy, we unpack “Backpack Kid,” the skinny 15-year-old shown for 50 seconds with Katy Perry on “Saturday Night Live.” In real life, the unsmiling “Swish Swish” dancer is Russell Horning of Lawrenceville, Georgia. His Instagram following has skyrocketed in the past 48 hours way past 500,000. “Backpack Kid, as the […]