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Law student’s impromptu airport dance video racks up 8.7 million views

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Her cat also makes an appearance

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A law student has come up with a quirky way to pass time while waiting for a flight at the airport.

Katie Gould, a law student from Atlanta, Georgia, missed her flight from Hartsfield-Jackson airport to Milwaukee on Thursday. With four hours to spare until the next one, the self-described “Vine connoisseur” and traveller decided to film a dance montage (below) to pass time.

The video, which has gone mega-viral since being uploaded on Twitter, has been viewed a whopping 8.7 million times and garnered 358,000 likes and 57,000 retweets. Viewers see Gould bop along to American pop rock duo Hall & Oates’ hit 80s track You Make My Dreams in the two-minute clip which also sees the 23-year-old bust moves in various places around the airport terminal, including an information point, gate waiting area and even a moving walkway.

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Her cat Bowie, presumably named after another rock god, also makes an appearance in the video, which has been met with rave reviews online, including from the band itself. Hall & Oates wrote, “Impressive you can dance that long!” in response to the tribute, while actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who danced to the same song during a scene in the 2009 rom-com 500 Days of Summer, wrote “Endorsed :)” on the law student’s page.

Gould has been overwhelmed by the response. “I really wasn’t expecting this. I was just bored at the airport and thought I’d laugh at myself and dance a little bit,” she tweeted. “I’m so glad so many people laughed along with me. I’m overwhelmed. Thank you all 💛 plz dance, write, love and create more. Life is too short.”

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35 Comments

Anonymous

Legal Cheek has officially lost the plot

Dr Frankenstein

There was no plot to begin with…

Anonymous

Does she have a YouTube channel?

Linklaters

We’d like to offer her a training contract

Bones Bay LLP

Us too. She looks like she has some hidden talents we’d like to explore.

Eddie

There’s a plot?

Anonymous

“LOOK AT MEEEEE”

“I NEED ATTENTION”

@CRProudman

I would love to offer her a pupillage.

Anonymous

She could make more money from stripping than law, and also have better professional standards and respect for herself

Anonymous

She wouldn’t even receive £1 from the pint glass in The Griffin.

Anonymous

Have some respect for yourselves, legal cheek.

Anonymous

How did she get a cat into the airport?

Fake news

Pat Bateman

Such a good track from Hall & Oates, so catchy.

Do you like Huey Lewis and the News?

Anonymous

Master Bateman!

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Anonymous

A few things:

1. Is “mega-viral” a real thing? Sounds like something a doctor discusses in hushed tones regarding a soon to be deceased relative.

2. “God” – this should be lower case unless referring to the almighty himself. Unless your contention is that David Bowie was him upstairs.

3. At what point will LC just throw in the towel and just publish any old shite or are we well past that already?

anon

Not even going to read this hogwash. Just wanted to say that.

anon

The fact that she is a law student that just so happened to record herself dancing does not make this newsworthy.

Detractor who is secretly dying to be on LC staff

In other news:

Law Student eats food!

Law Student breathes air!

Law Student says words!

Law Student poos in toilet!

Law Student gets into debt!

Anonymous

I think “Law student poos in toilet” would be news.

Most that I have encountered have been so dependent, immature and intolerant of debate that they rather have the impression that they were oversized toddlers.

As such, I would have thought that most of them were still in nappies.

#GenerationDrynites

Anonymous

You should actually close this website Alex. It’s just depressing now.

Alex

So is your sex life mate.

Tugg Speedman

2/10, poor effort Alex.

Alex

Go read Roll on Friday then.

Tugg Speedman

0/10, pathetic.

Alex

So’s your mum. You don’t have a legal blog mate, go cry somewhere else while I’m counting my coin.

Plugger

“My coin.”

LMAOOOOOOOOO

Anonymous

All one of them.

If it’s pre-1992 it’s real copper, y’knoe!

Anonymous

What about the Harley trial?

LC should have a correspondent at Manchester Crown Court reporting daily!

Anonymous

Didn’t you hear?

He gave evidence today. The Judge refused to allow the Crown to cross-examine him, directed the jury that his evidence was unimpeachable and directed an acquittal!

Anonymous

Fit.

Babe.

Anonymous

Diaper.

Butt.

The Youtube Star

Are you cheating on me Aishah? I thought we had something special

Roger the Alien

As you’ve never met she doesn’t know she’s cheating on you yet.

You can forgive her.

Anonymous

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

JDPartner

Four hours to spare and she produced a music video? Wasted talent. Wasted four hours of fun.

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