Proud Mom Twerking for Son When His Name Is Called at Graduation Gets Mixed Reactions

A mother has set the Internet ablaze after her controversial twerk at her son's graduation ceremony.

A storm of comments follows in the wake of one mother's enthusiastic celebration of her son's graduation from high school.

While some were amused by her actions, others were appalled and leveled harsh words at the anonymous mother who expressed her joy by twerking.

"What’s your #opinion on this? Many #people are split on this. Is this #woman: A. An overly proud mom B. An over-the-hill ratchet who is using her son’s graduation as an excuse to get attention? What’s your thoughts?" Tariq Nasheed

MOTHER'S LOVE EXPRESSED BY TWERK

A post on Instagram went viral when it asked for opinions ofn the woman's behavior.

The clip shows students lining up for their diploma. When one particular boy's name is called out, a woman dances into view, twerking. 

While some viewed the woman's twerking as harmless and amusing, others found it in poor taste

STARTLING DISPLAY STUNS STUDENTS

The woman, wearing a bright yellow jumpsuit and sporting purple hair, dances into view and starts twerking at the graduating class who watches in amazement until a security guard steers the woman away.

MIXED REACTIONS GREET MOTHER'S EXTRAVAGANT DISPLAY

While some viewed the woman's twerking as harmless and amusing, others found it in poor taste and highly inappropriate for such a solemn occasion, marking an achievement in a young person's life.

SOME FEEL THAT MOM WENT OVERBOARD

Other comments revealed mixed feelings. One comment stated that the first twerk was "cool" but that the display later became inappropriate for a graduation ceremony. Too much of a good thing? 

HOW WOULD YOU FEEL?

Of course, the real question is, how did the woman's son feel about his mother's extravagant display?

Certainly, we are all entitled to self-expression, but it is easy to imagine that the young man will be cringing at the mention of his graduation for years to come, if not for the rest of his life.

MOM SHUTS DOWN DAUGHTER'S TWERKING

The mother of the graduating student was lucky one particular mom was not on hand to set her right.

Francis Hanna decided to punish her 11-year-old daughter Jamie for twerking at a school dance.

Hanna had told her daughter not to twerk and when she disobeyed, she forced Jamie to stand on a street corner holding a sign 

"I was disrespecting my parents by twerking at a school dance"

According to Hanna, twerking's highly sexualized moves are highly inappropriate for a child of Jamie's age, and especially at a school function,