Have you checked out Hollywood stars’ latest social media challenge?

  • Samarth Goyal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Aug 20, 2016 17:42 IST
Hollywood stars are taking part in the 22 Push-up Challenge to raise awareness about military veteran suicides.

Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Dizzy Goal challenge that took social media by storm? Here’s a new one: #22 Pushup Challenge has been trending for days, and Hollywood stars are urging everyone to complete 22 pushups. Why so? To raise awareness about the high rate of suicides among US military veterans, and the conditions they face.

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The number 22 because 22 military personnel reportedly commit suicide daily. And just like the last two viral campaigns, celebs have taken a liking for this challenge, too. The rule is the same — complete the challenge, and dare others to do the same. Popular names who have been there, done that include actors John Krasinski, Scott Eastwood, Chris Pratt, Charlie Hunnam and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.

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