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Dencia gets wet for a good cause.

You have probably seen a few celebrities and personalities getting wet with buckets of ice water on social media. If you don’t know what it is about, we have the scoop.

In July, a non-profit organization The ALS Association, kicked off a campaign to help raise money for Lou Gehrig’s Disease research. ALS stands for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

It is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It is also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease

If you are dared, you have two options – get wet with a bucket filled with ice water and nominate 3 more people to do the same or you can donate to the ALS charity of your choice. So far, so good $10 million has been raised.

Celebrities and personalities that have participated include Oprah, Kerry Washington, Kevin Hart, Justin Timberlake, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and Tyler Perry.

And Dencia has joined. After getting wet on her Range Rover, she nominated the BellaNaija team, Genevieve Nnaji, 2Face Idibia, D’banj, Waje, Tiwa Savage, Didier Drogba, Wizkid, and Yvonne Nelson.

Check it out!

Other celebrities and personalities.
Tyler Perry

Oprah

Kevin Hart

Bill Gates

Gabrielle Union

Facebook founder/CEO Mark Zuckerberg

LeBron James

Kerry Washington

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Boris Kodjoe

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Justin Timberlake

Who will try this in the Nigerian entertainment scene? We will just have to keep refreshing our social media timeline.

39 Comments

  1. gbemmy

    August 18, 2014 at 4:06 am

    Na 3 people them talk o + plus she nominated all the black sisters, is she trying to make them customers? Lol…..y’all should have a great week ahead.

  2. Zip

    August 18, 2014 at 4:19 am

    Who nominated her?

    • BN lover

      August 18, 2014 at 4:54 am

      My thought exactly. Plus where she from,she no get people ni??

    • Honey

      August 18, 2014 at 6:15 am

      Nobody…. na only she was a come ooh lmao

    • frankliet

      August 18, 2014 at 9:57 am

      Hahahahaha.

    • Bella

      August 19, 2014 at 3:20 pm

      Lollest.. na wa o. All I can say is I love Tylers poolside tingz!

  3. BellaBella

    August 18, 2014 at 4:37 am

    So she’s trying to be recognized with the likes of celebrities like Oprah. So this babe thinks she’s a celebrity too huh? wonders shall never end!

    • sholla

      August 18, 2014 at 9:02 am

      Either way, she’s hustling to get there. Not a fan of her…but if that’s the way to roll, then allow her.

      Celebrities isn’t just from the UK nor the USA….so allow her!!!

  4. tbee

    August 18, 2014 at 5:22 am

    but who nominated her

  5. Dee

    August 18, 2014 at 5:51 am

    Lol! This is the coolest challenge ever. I’m about to get my families involved & my friends are part of it too. Bravo to those doing it the right way. I have seeing some of them not using bucket & oh let’s not even talk about Justin Bieber.. He didn’t ve Ice in his bucket mtchew. What a hotmess.com

    • maria

      August 19, 2014 at 5:35 pm

      Aunty it is not only about the challenge it is to raise money if you are nominated and you decide to do the challenge you are to donate $25 but if you do not complete the challenge in 24 hours you have to donate $100. so people has gone as far as doing it donating and pledge more the people they challenge do it. so it is more about the awareness and helping find a cure for ALS

  6. Nene

    August 18, 2014 at 6:53 am

    I am proud to see an African join this campaign and date nominate people.it is always good to see when everyone from different walks of life and background come together for something so beautiful to help people.I didn’t know about this but now I know and I will Donate.I will sacrifice my upcoming tithes because it’s still like giving back to God.I wish our own. Celebrities will start this type of things to help raise money for a cause,this ice bucket and my weave will definitely not work but I go donate the $10 and we all know all the people she named will not do it because their weaves go wet or they will form busy but kudos sister and you look really beautiful doing it.i laughed so much when she ran away I can imagine how cold it was and her accent is gorgeous

    • Hanna

      August 22, 2014 at 12:52 am

      Who nominated her though? It looks more like she’s jumping on the bandwagon. And why isn’t she mentioned anywhere other than on this site? It’s true that celebrities exist all over the world. But Dencia lives in America and she certainly isn’t famous there.

  7. Dee-USA

    August 18, 2014 at 7:08 am

    It wasn’t the ALSA that started it. It was Pete Frates a former Boston College baseball player who was diagnosed with the disease in 2012, who started it with some friends to raise awareness toward finding a cure. Since former baseball player Lou Gehrig was diagnosed in 1939, there hasn’t been any progress, hence the creation of this uber catchy phenomenon. ESPN recently aired a feature about Frates and his journey, which you can find read about and watch the video here: espn.go.com/boston/story/_/id/11366772/in-als-fight-pete-frates-message-loud-clear

  8. Iris

    August 18, 2014 at 7:25 am

    Attention seeking, Who nominated you ? You have to be nominated to do it, now you want to drag our celebs into this. To you this is a game to remain on social nextwork and relevant. How about ice bucket challenge for ebola cure research by africans for africans. Oshi o da n’so pako. #rollingeyes

  9. Vics

    August 18, 2014 at 7:37 am

    Bella naija team, waiting for you o, do d challenge within 24hrs or pay the bucks. We are watching u in 3D if you don’t 🙂

  10. ty

    August 18, 2014 at 7:58 am

    lol @ dencia

  11. ALS challenge

    August 18, 2014 at 8:11 am

    So Dencia who nominated you? Definitely not any of these big shots I just watched! Or you just wan join the parole to create another buzz for ya sef?

  12. Anon

    August 18, 2014 at 8:13 am

    The boss Bill Gates! Cristiano Ronaldo has done his too.

    Dencia has joined the bandwagon!

  13. Iyke

    August 18, 2014 at 8:27 am

    God please don’t let Nigerians join this bandwagon. Their own no dey ever be like others. dem. Dem go copy and mess it up! Where will the bucket full of ice come from when Light no dey ever dey?
    I see all our ‘Notice Me’ celebs doing this challenge with full makeups and all glamed up.God please don’t let them do this.

    • Vics

      August 18, 2014 at 9:22 am

      Lol @ full makeup

    • Thatgidigirl

      August 18, 2014 at 9:48 am

      ice bucket photo shoot coming right up

  14. Quirky

    August 18, 2014 at 8:31 am

    As a boss, Bill gate designed a way to pour the water on himself effectively… Once an Inventor, Always an inventor.. Please sir, Mentor me! Let me be your protege

  15. magh

    August 18, 2014 at 8:33 am

    I was scared for dencia… what if she slipped on her car.. the street wasn’t good enough for the challenge ? lol..
    hey boris hunny 😉 😉 .. too hot oo

  16. Thatgidigirl

    August 18, 2014 at 9:47 am

    Na where we wan for get ice when light no dey?

    • Bella

      August 19, 2014 at 3:21 pm

      na true talk o

  17. @edDREAMZ

    August 18, 2014 at 10:38 am

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
    .
    Am loving every bit of this….
    .
    .
    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  18. daisy

    August 18, 2014 at 10:39 am

    Donjazzy has done his *sips lipton*

  19. soniaaa

    August 18, 2014 at 10:58 am

    sorry pls who’s dencia??

    • ALS challenge

      August 18, 2014 at 12:20 pm

      Make google ya friend

  20. loew

    August 18, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Now i am going to go eat a sandwich for ebola awareness.Please tell me how these baffing with bucket of water brings awareness to anything.been doing that since donkey years, no one gave me money to buy GP tank at home.

    • chi-e-z

      September 10, 2014 at 8:50 pm

      you’re suppose to donate $100 once you finish the challenge and nominate others so they’ll donate.

  21. NaijaPikin

    August 18, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    You guys are you missing the point, that this is to raise awareness and funds for an illness. Why does it matter who if someone nominated dencia? Why does it matter if naija pple are joining the challenge?

    All that should matter is that thanks to this challenge, you now know what ALS is. You can research it to get more info and you can donate to make a difference in the life of someone living with ALS.

    Focus on the message and quit hating.

  22. Ngum

    August 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm

    The challenge is not limited to famous people. I first found out about it when a family friend’s daughter did it. Anyone can participate. Good on Dencia for help raising awareness and hopefully research funds.

  23. Ngum

    August 18, 2014 at 3:29 pm

    oops! i meant to say: for helping raise awareness etc lol

  24. Flames

    August 18, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    I didn’t knw abt ALS b4 till I saw dis, nw I knw. Keep it up

  25. Dee-USA

    August 18, 2014 at 8:11 pm

    It wasn’t the ALSA that started it. It was Pete Frates a former Boston College baseball player who was diagnosed with the disease in 2012, who started it with some friends to raise awareness toward finding a cure. Since former baseball player Lou Gehrig was diagnosed in 1939, there hasn’t been any progress, hence the creation of this uber catchy phenomenon. ESPN recently aired a feature about Frates and his journey, which you can find read about and watch the video here: http://espn.go.com/boston/story/_/id/11366772/in-als-fight-pete-frates-message-loud-clear

  26. aj

    August 19, 2014 at 12:52 am

    hmmmm oversabi Dencia..who dash her celeb sef? Anyway I liked Bill Gates and Oprah’s own.

  27. sum1special

    August 19, 2014 at 9:25 am

    Dencia follow follow..and she had to do it on her range..show off

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