Dancing veteran goes viral on Steve Harvey Talk Show Instagram account
Author: Madeleine Dart
March 6, 2019
At just 68-years-old Michael Clay has some moves.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — He calls it his 'birthday dance.' At 68-years-old, Vietnam Veteran Michael Clay can break it down.
"Dancing is a relief of tension," Clay said.
The Corpus Christi native now lives in Port Lavaca, but his family is still in the Coastal Bend. On his birthday, March 3rd, Clay's family gathered to celebrate. He said his daughter Loye, begged for him to break out the dance.
"She said Daddy, you gotta do the dance video, your fans are waiting and I said 'what fans? I don't have any fans!'" he said.
Yet, Clay is seen dancing his daughter's Instagram and just a couple days after, the video went viral.
So viral, that Steve Harvey shared it on his Instagram page.
"It's been so great, you know?"
Now, the video has garnered over 200 thousand views on Facebook.
Clay said his dancing started when he was young and kept him busy while he served as a U.S. Marine.
"Somebody put some music on and we were missing home so much, so the guys kept having me dance and dance and dance," Clay said.
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