Denver Mayor Does The ‘Ray Lewis’ Dance

By Jilian Fama

Jan 30, 2013 1:51pm
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Democratic Mayor Michael Hancock of Denver lost his bet as quickly as his beloved Broncos lost their bid to the Super Bowl, and it was Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake who came out victorious in this rivalrous football bet.

Hancock placed a bet with Rawlings-Blake in favor of the Broncos at the Jan. 13 NFL divisional playoffs game. His losing two-part wager cost him a box of dry aged “cowboy cut” rib eye steaks from Lombardi Brothers Meats and a performance of  Ray Lewis’ signature game dance.

Denver’s mayor, who is a man of his word, completed his second task, recording a YouTube video doing the “Ray Lewis” to Nelly’s 2002 hit single, “Hot in Here.”

At the end of the dance Hancock glares at the camera leaving a stern message, “Good luck, Ray Ray.”

The performance was filmed in the mayor’s office with a crew of his staffers ready to “get to work,” as Hancock says at the end of the video.

Though the Denver mayor was a good sport about losing his bet, Amber Miller, Hancock’s spokeswoman, declared that he initially had to postpone fulfilling his end of the bet due to a leg injury he suffered “during pre-game warm-ups” at the National Western Stock Show.

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