Star Wars fans take on the ‘Kylo Ren Challenge’

BURBANK, CA -- In a galaxy far far away, one evil villain from the dark side unintentionally started one of the internet's favorite challenges at the moment: the "Kylo Ren Challenge"!

In one of the scenes in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," Adam Driver, who plays Kylo Ren, graced the big screen with his abs...and over the waist pants.

Thus the challenge began, where guys, and even a few ladies, posted their selfies with pants above their belly buttons.

GenderBen Swolo. Ringing in the New Year with memes. Who wouldโ€™ve thought my first crop top cosplay would be this? โ€œI will be swole as you were, Grandfather.โ€ ********* You shouldโ€™ve seen the look on Obiโ€™s face when I asked him to take this photo. He was incredulous. As you probably are now. Do not deny the power of the memes. Also, it was fun practicing my photoshop + makeup skills. ********* This is all in good fun. Adam Driver was fantastic in TLJ and thereโ€™s nothing wrong with his looks. Those high waisted pants though....those were something. [Edit: I was informed about @johnmayer โ€™s #kylorenchallenge and although I didnโ€™t intend to participate I definitely am) . . . #benswolo #kyloren #bensolo #swoleaf #maytheswolebewithyou #genderbender #cosplay #cosplayer #tlj #starwars #episode8 #thelastjedi #kylorencosplay #photoshop #lookatmahskills #bensolocosplay #powerofthedarkside #femkylo #femkylorencosplay #femkyloren #swoloren

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Some guys did it to actually show off their killer abs.

#kylorenchallenge ๐Ÿ˜…

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Others, well not so much!


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#kylorenchallenge accepted. ๐Ÿคจ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚

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The man who got the ball rolling was none other than John Mayer himself, who posted this selfie that now has over 300,000 likes on Instagram.


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However, some people are pointing out that you can't forget the OG high waisters! Like Bruce Lee, Prince, and even Li Shang from Mulan!

Hey, not everyone has a rock hard 6-pack, but the good news is no one really pulls off wearing pants up to their chin, abs or not!