Students Come As Dan Andrews And Gladys Berejiklian For Muck-Up Day

“Gladys isn’t in our good books, however what’s a politician with out a little bit of [alleged] corruption?”

For those who thought Steve Buscemi recreating the ‘How Do You Do Fellow Kids?’ meme for Halloween was this 12 months’s most iconic costume, simply wait till you see the 2 highschool college students who dressed as Dan Andrews and Gladys Berejiklian.

Meet Ava and Taliyah, two 18-year-olds from Melbourne who selected to cosplay as the previous NSW Premier and ‘Daddy Dan’ for his or her 2021 12 months 12 muck-up day.

Donning the outfits a complete week earlier than Halloween festivities kicked off, Ava and Taliyah shortly turned TikTok sensations and received Halloween earlier than it had even began.

Dan Andrews Gladys Berejiklian Muck Up Day Costumes

Ava as Gladys Berejiklian and Taliyah as Dan Andrews. | Credit score: Provided

Ava, the icon who blessed the world together with her spot-on Berejiklian impression, instructed Junkee that the concept for the costumes — which, in fact, included Berejiklian and Andrew’s notorious white and purple press convention backgrounds — had been brewing for ages.

“I really considered the costumes ages in the past as a result of my mates and I have been brainstorming costumes for muck-up day and I used to be identical to, ‘How humorous would it not be if somebody got here as Daddy Dan himself?’” Ava instructed Junkee.

“And Taliyah checked out me prefer it was the good concept ever… in a matter of seconds we each determined that she’d go as Dan and I’d go as Gladys,” she continued.

“We each discovered their little conflict humorous, so we thought it could be humorous to decorate up because the individuals who have been on our TVs nonstop.”

When it got here to setting up the costumes, the scholars simply raided their mum or dad’s closets and did a little bit DIY to knock all of it collectively in three days.

After repurposing an previous black wig from a earlier costume and gluing the backdrops on cardboard, Ava sifted via her mum’s wardrobe and “tried on blazers and blouses and all that” till she discovered the right ‘Daddy Gladdy’ stand up.

As for ‘Daddy Dan’, Ava notes that every one Taliyah needed to do was “print out the North Face emblem and determine what to do together with her hair”.

And the consequence? Fairly convincing stuff.

Fortunately for the artful mates, their efforts paid off as their costumes went viral on TikTok and have been a hit at their muck-up day, too.

“We walked in [to school] and everybody kinda stared and was like ‘omg that’s so cool’, among the lecturers wished photographs and a few stated it was one of the best,” Ava stated about her college’s response to the outfits. “We have been really scared another person would have provide you with the concept too and we’d have a complete group of Dans and Gladys’ however fortunately it was simply us.”

On their buddy @jupiterofpentaclez‘s TikTok account, the love for Ava and Taliyah’s outfits was rather a lot clearer with the three movies within the Andrews and Berejiklian costumes garnering over 1.3 million views, 200,000 likes, and hundreds of feedback praising the scholar’s creativity.

Set to Mashd N Kutcher’s basic ‘Get on the Beers’, Lil Nas X and Jack Harlow’s ‘Business Child’ and Nicki Minaj’s ‘I’m Legit’, the women filmed a number of TikTok developments “within the morning only for a little bit of enjoyable” and checked again later within the day to see that their movies had blown up.

“I hoped some folks would see it and we’d get, at most, 5000 likes or one thing, however we by no means thought it could get that large,” Ava shared. “It was fairly cool.”

After all, Ava and Taliyah sported their cheeky political costumes earlier than the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) revealed all the messy details of Berejiklian’s involvement together with her ex-boyfriend, Daryl Maguire. However the ladies don’t remorse their resolution to decorate up because the Victorian and New South Wales foes as a result of it was all for a little bit of enjoyable.

“Taliyah and I are followers of Daddy Dan, we identical to joking about him however it’s nothing critical in any respect,” Ava instructed Junkee. “Not a lot followers of Gladys.”

“Gladys isn’t in our good books, however what’s a politician with out a little bit of [alleged] corruption?”

As for potential plans of cosplaying as different Aussie politicians or reviving their Andrews and Berejiklian get-ups sooner or later, Ava says nothing’s off the desk.

“Individuals stated Taliyah seemed extra like ScoMo, so I reckon she may go as him. However I’m proud of Gladdy,” Ava concluded. “Who is aware of if we’ll preserve the cosplay going?”

“Possibly at some point Gladys and Dan will return if we ever undergo one other international pandemic.” | College students Come As Dan Andrews And Gladys Berejiklian For Muck-Up Day


ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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