James Delingpole James Delingpole

How a TikTok dance craze turned into a brainwashing cult

A Netflix series that explores how the Shekinah Church specialises in recruiting kids who perform viral internet dance routines

Back in the day (2020) the Wilking sisters were huge, their homemade videos of dance routines attracting 127 million views: Melanie Wilking pictured above

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