Missy Elliott stops by Ellen show to surprise her fan whose video tribute went viral

Cape Town – Back in August Rhode Island woman Mary Halsey, went viral for her rendition of Missy Elliott's hit Work It, that the rapper shared on her social media. 

The clip has been seen around the world and Halsey went on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to tell the talk show host all about the viral performance and her love of the song. 

In the interview the woman who is known as ‘funky white sister’ on social media said: "It was a shock. I never expected this," adding "I put it out there and said, 'You want to go viral?' But I never thought it would happen."

Halsey also performed the song and was surprised by Elliott on the stage.