A rapper who halted motorway traffic to film a music video has narrowly avoided jail after promising not to do it again.
Rap star Sofiana Zermani, 34, stalled traffic on a four-lane motorway near Paris to film a video that has now been watched 33 million times.
He and friends set up restaurant tables and chairs on the motorway before dancing and rapping on camera for the viral video.
Prosecutors sought a three-month prison term, but a judge instead imposed a four-month suspended sentence and a €1,500 fine.
Zermani told the court: “I’ve learned my lesson.”
- Contributions from SLN readers to our “And finally” section are welcome – they should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org