RuntimeException: No suitable ClassLoader found for grab – Grab with main method in IntelliJ

When running a Groovy class with a main method from IntelliJ (12.1.5) that also uses grape @Grab, you get a

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError
	at java.lang.Class.forName0(Native Method)
	at java.lang.Class.forName(
	at com.intellij.rt.execution.application.AppMain.main(
Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: No suitable ClassLoader found for grab

The easiest solution is to just run the code as a groovy script instead of the main method (e.g. by naming the main method differently and invoking it directly from the script).

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