Missy Elliott surprised the woman who went viral last month when she did a karaoke performance of “Work It” at a park in Rhode Island on Thursday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Mary Halsey spoke to DeGeneres on her show about the viral video that received millions of views when it was retweeted by Elliott, who called Halsey her “Funky White Sister,” in August.
“I just found out I have a FUNKY WHITE SISTER forreal doe & she brought her homegirl with her from da hood that keep tiptoeing in the background with a plat of food,” Elliott had tweeted.
I just found out I have a FUNKY WHITE SISTER😳😩😂🤣 forreal doe😂🤣& she brought her home girl with her from da hood that keep tip toeing in the background with a plate of food🤣 yo I’m done!😂 but she straight killed “Work It” sound effects & all🙌🏾 I love it🔥🙌🏾 pic.twitter.com/Rg9TTHAqu2
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) August 8, 2018
DeGeneres asked Halsey to perform “Work It,” which she said she would “love” to do.
Mid-song, Elliott surprised a shocked Halsey and the two performed 2002 hit together.
Today, @MissyElliott’s funky white sister met her sister.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) September 13, 2018
Elliott gifted Halsey a signed t-shirt and DeGeneres gave her a jacket that had “Missy’s Funky White Sister” written on the back.