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‘If you wanna copy me, do it right!’ Khaby Lame schools M’sian car salesman who tried imitating his signature pose

When imitation is NOT the best form of flattery.

MALACCA – If you’re a heavy social media user, you’ve probably heard of Khaby Lame, a TikTok user known for his videos mocking needless life hacks and his signature hand pose.

A Malaysian car salesman tried imitating that pose to promote the Nissan MPV Serena on TikTok and sadly, it didn’t go according to plan.

In the video, @nissanzulmelaka first starts off with opening both of the car’s boots before striking the hand pose which we must admit…is a little cringe.

The 10-second video has so far received 4.2M views, 140k likes, 1.9k comments and 1.6k shares.

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You can watch the video here:

@nissanzulmelaka

Dual back door for MPV SERENA good for use ##NissanSerena ##MpvNo1 ##NissanZulMelaka##GengAnakRamai ##fypシ

♬ original sound – 1min.crafts

Khaby Lame claps back 

The video eventually made its way to Khaby himself, who was visibly distressed by the salesman’s take on his pose.

A week after @nissanzulmelaka posted his video, Khaby released a video on his TikTok account to “teach” the salesman how to use the pose correctly.

It first starts off with @nissanzulmelaka’s video before Khaby comes into the scene shaking his head and demonstrating how it should be done with an annoyed look on his face throughout the clip.

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Khaby lame looking frustrated.

You can watch it here:

@khaby.lame

If you wanna copy me, do it in a right way##learnfromkhaby ##learnwithtiktok ##imparacontiktok

♬ suono originale – Khabane lame

Khaby also didn’t hesitate to let the salesman know what he really felt about the latter’s imitation in the caption.

If you wanna copy me, do it in a right way!”

On a positive note, @nissanzulmelaka’s video has been viewed by more than 35 million people so that’s a win, right?


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Cover Images via TikTok @nissanzulmelaka & @khaby.lame


Proofreader: Sarah Yeoh

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