During this weekend's star-studded 'SNL,' one unknown teenager wearing a backpack stole the show. During Katy Perry's performance of her new song 'Swish Swish,' 15-year-old Russell Horning became a social media sensation as his dancing skills were given center stage. "It was really nerve-wracking because half of the country was watching me," he told Inside Edition. "You can't mess up on live TV." Horning was contacted by Perry earlier in the week after his Instagram page was recommended to her.
If a masked intruder broke into your home, would your dog attack or run away? Inside Edition put some dogs to the test to find out whether they would confront the burglar or wimp out. In a recent case, a robber kicked down the door of a home with two dogs, but instead of teaming up to take him down, the canines took off. Inside Edition tested Perry, a 5-year-old yellow Labrador. Her owner, Michelle Kellaher, loves her dog but wonders whether Perry would save her in an emergency.
He stole the show on 'Saturday Night Live,' and so was born the legend of "Backpack Kid." Now Backpack Kid is in Times Square in New York City. Like the pied piper, he leads his fans and teaches them his famous dance move. They can't get enough of his deadpan expression and his signature stiff arm dance. After kids get a quick lesson, he cranks up the music and Times Square is rockin' with Backpack Kid mania.
A group of Ohio high school students learned the hard way how painful pepper spray can be. The teenagers were heard screaming in agony as the effects of the spray kicked in. The group of teens at Barberton High School willingly participated with their parents' consent on how effective and potent pepper spray can be. "It's like a volcano in my eyes!" one student shouted. The shocking video, shot by a parent, is causing a firestorm on social media. "Horrifying," one person called it.
An Inside Edition investigation found that you might not always be getting clean bedsheets when you stay at a hotel. We visited rooms at different hotels and sprayed messages on the sheets using washable paint only visible under UV light. We checked out and booked into the same rooms the next evening. When we switched on the UV light, the painted messages were still there. The hotels
12-year-old, Taylor Blanton was in the kitchen waiting for her mom to come home from work when a burglar tried getting in. She dialed 911 and gave the operator a very detailed description. She took video and photos of the stranger as he lurked in ...
More from Inside Edition: http://bit.ly/2bF0iuC Airlines charge parents an extra $300 to keep their children safe when they're flying alone, but just how protected are they? A 13-year-old girl who flew from Dallas to Portland by herself over the summer says she was sexually assaulted by a stranger sitting beside her. With as many as 400,000 children flying alone on any given weekend, Inside Edition conducted a demonstration to see how easy it can be for someone to approach an unaccompanied minor.
More from Inside Edition: http://bit.ly/2bF0iuC A menacing kidnapper was caught on surveillance camera running down the street with a toddler that was snatched from a playground and his brave siblings who are only 8-years-old and 10-years-old came to his rescue chasing after the kidnapper and s...
Hair stylist JR D'Angeles claims cutting hair with blunt scissors causes breakage and more split ends! The California businessman was recently seen rubbing a model's neck and ears with anti-burn protective cream before setting her hair ablaze. It's a technique he says leaves his clients' hair silky smooth. He didn't invent the method, saying he first saw it growing up in the Philippines, but hopes it catches on here in the states. InsideEdition.com's Keleigh Nealon (http://twitter.com/KeleighNealon) has more.
An Inside Edition reporter put New Yorkers to the test by seeing if they would give up their seat to a pregnant woman. Ann Mercogliano, who is seven months pregnant, took a ride on the subway system and found a number of people were willing to give up their seats. She also stood at the bottom of a stairway to see if anyone would help carry her suitcase up the stairs but many people rushed by. Another test shows Mercogliano hailing cabs and was touched when one woman offered her taxi without hesitation.