Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her 'Funky White Sister' on 'Ellen'

  • Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her 'Funky White Sister' on 'Ellen'

Watch Missy Elliott Surprise Her 'Funky White Sister' on 'Ellen'

So when Rhode Island resident Mary Halsey flawlessly performed it in a video that went viral over the summer - and Missy Elliott herself saw the impressive cover rendition - Elliott was quick to laud her "funky white sister", sharing the video on Twitter along with her fervent praise.

Ellen, queen of orchestrating surprises for celebrity fans, invited Mary on her talk show this week to perform her favourite Missy jam and secretly had the hip-hop star waiting in the wings to surprise her.

The 58-year-old brandished a shofar and, given the song's explicit subject matter, got about as raunchy as a daytime network TV broadcast will allow.

"First I want to thank Ellen for just being incredible she will always be blessed because of her HUGE Heart!,' Missy said on Instagram following the show". Nailing every lyric and sound effect, Missy's "funky white sister" was busy doing her thing when the legend herself walked out midway through the performance.

"It became my go-to song, everyone wants to hear it!" she revealed.

Missy Elliott's funky white sister is in the house!

"I have to sit back, I can't even tell you", Halsey said to Ellen DeGeneres of seeing Elliott's tweet.

Sitting down for a chat, an overwhelmed Mary admitted: 'I can hardly just sit here, you've blown me away.

'First I want to thank Ellen for just being unbelievable she will always be blessed because of her HUGE Heart!,' she captioned a video of her and Halsey.

"It was a shock, I never expected this", said Halsey about going viral and getting a response from Missy for the original video.

Elliott also surprised Halsey with a jacket that said "funky white sister".