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Dan Bilzerian did the Ice Bucket Challenge with goats and half-naked women

And who did he nominate? Ellen DeGeneres.


Cooper Fleishman

Internet Culture

Posted on Aug 18, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 6:16 pm CDT

Dan Bilzerian, multimillionaire poker player and unofficial playboy king of Instagram, has a fantasy life filled with Italian supercars, military-grade weaponry, and scantily clad fans. He likes all of those things, but he loves goats even more.

After multiple people challenged Bilzerian to do the #icebucketchallenge for ALS, he couldn’t refuse. He herded two goats—including “the most unruly goat of all time”—to an outdoor tub filled with ice water. He climbed in, and four women in bikinis poured more ice on his head.

Who did he nominate? Ellen DeGeneres.

The freezing-cold charity craze has raised $15.6 million for ALS research so far. On Twitter, YouTube, and Vine, users challenge others to dump buckets of ice water on their heads. The clips have gone massively viral, and tech icons and celebs such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have participated.

Screengrab via YouTube

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*First Published: Aug 18, 2014, 4:49 pm CDT