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Woman’s amazing rendition of “Work It” has even Missy Elliott herself completely shook

If you wanted to die laughing and also have your heart completely warmed today, have I got the best news. A woman has done a cover of Missy Elliott’s hit song “Work It” — and it’s absolutely everything. Even more amazing? Elliott saw the video and her response is internet gold.

According to Forward, Mary Halsey is an assistant at a nursing and rehab facility as well as a beloved figure in the community. During a picnic at Rhode Island’s Goddard Memorial State Park last month, Halsey grabbed the mic and busted out a performance for the ages.


Can you believe? I’m honestly leveled by how completely perfect this video is. Halsey holding the shofar, which she’s apparently quite accomplished at playing, and at one point pretending it’s, um, something else. The woman casually bopping along in the background with her plate of food. Halsey herself peppering the entire song with all the right sound effects, never missing a beat. Her rap skills, which frankly have me shooketh.

It quickly went viral on Facebook and eventually made its way to Missy Misdemeanor herself — and she was totally here for it.