What's with the mummy kid in the Shakira video "Hips don't lie"?

In the background of the Shakira video "Hips don't lie" there's a mummy kids looking around. Watch it real close and you will see it. What is the significance of the mummy kid? I've been trying to figure this out for a while now and it's making me a little nuts.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Shakira's video is inspired in her native Barranquilla (Colombia). That mummy kid and the other characters are taken from the carnival that is a big week long street party out there.

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  • 6 years ago

    The Story Is That Shakira Promised One Of Her Biggest Fan, This Little Girl, So One Day Before They Were Goinq To Shoot The Music Video, The Little Girl Died, She Got Burned. Shakira Didn't Want To Break Her Promise So They Wrapped The Little Girl In Toliet Paper Or Like Special Paper And Put Her In The Background As A Mummy And There Was Someone Movinq Her In The Bottom

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  • 1 decade ago

    All i notice is Shakira shaking,..mmmmm

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    just so that ppl like you notice it and ppl like me go and watch the video and their viewership increases

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  • 1 decade ago

    Maybe their just too "wrapped up" in the song.

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  • Steve
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Oh, ha, I thought you were talkin' about:

    http://www.cafepress.com/shakiraspoof

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    day of the dead maybe?yes i know she's columbian. i paid attention in spanish class

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    i've noticed that little kid too!!! that freaked me out once i saw it

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    whoa....thanks for pointing that out....thats kinda creepy...i have no clue!

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  • 1 decade ago

    have not seen that

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