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President Biden gave a very 'strange' gift to Olivia Rodrigo

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On Jimmy Kimmel Live Tuesday, pop star Olivia Rodrigo sat down and discussed, among many things, a trip she made to the White House over the summer to help get the word out to young people about the COVID-19 vaccine. She said that everyone she got to meet there was “so kind,” including President Biden and Dr. Fauci.

“The White House is just the coolest place. I was so nervous to go,” Rodrigo said. “But I, like, walked in there, and there is like all these plates that like George Washington used to eat his dinner on. And all of this crazy stuff. I was like, scared I was going to sneeze and break a priceless artifact. It was crazy. But I walked out, didn't break anything. Thank god.”

And while she didn’t break any priceless artifacts, she arguably walked away with a few. Because in a photo with President Biden, both he and Rodrigo are wearing a pair of his signature aviator sunglasses. So Kimmel asked if that was something he gave out, or if she brought her own.

“He gave them to me, actually,” Rodrigo said. “He gave me a few gifts. He gave me those. He gave me some M&Ms, and he also gave me a shoe horn, which is strange.”

Host Jimmy Kimmel was rather shocked by Rodrigo’s gift admission and had trouble keeping his laughter contained.

“Well, if you ever thought Joe Biden was too old to be president. Now we know he is,” Kimmel joked. “He is giving out shoe horns.”

Video Transcript

OLIVIA RODRIGO: The White House is just the coolest place. I was so nervous to go.

JIMMY KIMMEL: [LAUGHS] But I like walked in there and there's like all these plates at like George Washington he used to eat his dinner at and like all of this crazy stuff. And I was just scared I was going to sneeze and breaks the priceless artifacts.

KYLIE MAR: Pop star Olivia Rodrigo was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Tuesday and discussed a trip she made to the White House over the summer to help get the word out to young people about the COVID-19 vaccine. And while she didn't break any priceless artifacts, she arguably walked away with a few.

JIMMY KIMMEL: With the Ray-Bans, do you bring those or does he hand them out?

OLIVIA RODRIGO: He-- he gave them to me actually. He gave me a few gifts. He gave me those. He gave me some M&Ms. And he also gave me a shoehorn, which was strange.

[LAUGHTER]

KYLIE MAR: Olivia, who proudly posted about the visit on her Instagram, said she didn't notice the unique gift until later because it was in a bag but that it was all part of an experience that she described as being an honor.

JIMMY KIMMEL: He did really give you a shoehorn.

OLIVIA RODRIGO: Really. It had, like, the presidential, like, emblem on it. I'm serious. It's in my house.

JIMMY KIMMEL: Well, if you ever thought Joe Biden was too old to be president--

[LAUGHTER]

Now we know he is. He's giving out shoehorns.

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