But not today.
Video of some of New Zealand’s top legal minds getting on with business as Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ blares around an increasingly awkward courtroom has clocked over 94,000 views on Youtube this week alone.
The magic moment was captured on film during initial proceedings in New Zealand’s high court in Wellington.
The 2002 track blasted through tinny court speakers as part of a copyright infringement case to demonstrate similarities between Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ and a song used by the New Zealand National Party called ‘Eminem Esque’ as part of a 2014 political campaign.
Listen to the National Party advertising campaign here:
Eminem’s publishing company, Eight Mile Style, are seeking a cash settlement and an acknowledgement by the court that the National Party breached copyright law.
Watch the full courtroom saga unfold below:
One YouTube user commented: “At 00:50 the blonde started to feel it but then she snapped back to reality…”
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