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A Chinese couple seeking internet fame has created a mild social media buzz after performing some death-defying stunts atop an unidentified skyscraper in China.
A video, posted on Shanghaiist’s Facebook page, features the daredevil antics of the young unknown couple, who seem to not mind the terrifying heights that they faced. The footage, featuring Eminem’s song “I’m Not Afraid,” was posted on Sunday and has since been viewed more than 850,000 times.
In the video, the masked woman performs a variety of fearless stunts from hundreds of feet above the ground. She is seen jumping, running and somersaulting on a ledge of a high-rise building unmindful of the dangers of her actions.
One scene features the man raising her on his shoulders before turning around in circles. Another death-defying act involves the woman holding onto her boyfriend’s arm as she dangles on the building’s edge.
While the couple may have earned their internet fame, netizens were quick to point out the obvious in the comments section of the video.
“So dangerous, for me it is meaningless,” said Aung Myo Myint, who had the most-liked comment. “No one will think you are so brave. They will think you are stupid and crazy. Think for your parents before doing such dangerous things.”
Ricky Wong, another commenter, said, “These people are real nuts.Why must do this to show off endangering own lives?. If wanted to be a hero die a hero with applause not disgrace.”
One commenter, however, offered a different opinion: “Think from different perspective, people, maybe this is te dream of this lovely couple, they need to have so much courage to challenge this. Off course her bf worry about that but we can see that her bf held her hand so tight to ensure her safety.”