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Video: Larry Platt Performs 'Pants on the Ground' on 'The View'

January 19, 2010 (2:50 am) GMT
Audience started to serenade the 62-year-old civil right activist who auditioned for 'American Idol' in Atlanta by clapping and shouting for him.

General Larry Platt appeared before live audience on Monday, January 18 to perform the original version of "Pants on the Ground". The "" contestant who joined the audition in Atlanta took the stage of "" with the introduction from .

His lively performance was followed by a brief interview. Shepherd asked him what inspired the song that became a trend nationwide. He said, "I was walking one day, and [I saw] a guy with a baby bottle in his mouth, a pacifier and he had his pants on the ground. And that's what gave me the inspiration."

then asked him how he felt when seeing himself on TV. Platt responded, "I got so happy. It made me feel good knowing that I want to get these pants up." Hasselbeck then showed him a footage of Minnesota Vikings quarterback singing Platt's song in the locker room.

Platt's nephew Jason was among the audience and he said, "I'm very proud of my uncle. He is finally getting his word out that he's wanted to for all these years."



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