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Ciara O'Rourke
By Ciara O'Rourke March 7, 2024

No, viral video doesn’t show Oklahoma students sucking adults’ toes

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  • A viral video shows Oklahoma high school students licking peanut butter off other students’ toes as part of a fundraising event. No adults participated, the school district said.

Although a recent viral video of Oklahoma high school students may turn your stomach, it doesn’t show children sucking on the toes of adults, as some social media posts have claimed. 

"Disturbing video shows students at Deer Creek High in Edmond, Oklahoma, sucking on the toes of adults during a school fundraising event," text above the video in a March 1 Instagram post says. "Every adult involved needs to be arrested."

The video shows the blurred out heads of students bobbing above bare feet.

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What’s actually happening in the footage: students at Deer Creek High School in Edmond, Oklahoma, licking peanut butter off the feet of other students as part of a Feb. 29 fundraising event, The Oklahoman newspaper reported.

A statement from the Deer Creek School District, published online by a local Fox News affiliate, said the gimmick happened in an assembly during which "students volunteered to participate in various student-organized class competitions in the spirit of raising money" for a charity recipient.

And the students raised a lot of money: $152,830.38. Nevertheless, the school district apologized for permitting an event that it said, in hindsight, "failed to uphold the dignity of our students and the proud image of our community."

The claim that video showed the students sucking adults’ toes, though, is False.

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