Oprah Gifts Amanda Gorman Caged Bird Ring, Earrings
Written by BET on January 20, 2021
Amanda Gorman, who made historical past because the youngest ever Inaugural poet, was backed by some unbelievable star energy.
After Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have been sworn in as President and Vice President of the USA, the 22-year-old Gorman recited her highly effective poem “The Hill We Climb.”
Gorman exuded magnificence in full measure, pairing a double-breasted Prada coat over a white collared shirt, which she wore with a vibrant yellow topper and black leather-based skirt. Much less apparent however maybe extra unbelievable, was the jewellery donned by Gorman.
Throughout CBS Information’ dwell broadest of the inauguration, Gayle King revealed that her longtime buddy Oprah Winfrey gifted jewellery to Gorman for her to put on on the inauguration.
“Maya [Angelou] did Invoice Clinton’s deal with. She reached out to Amanda as a result of [Winfrey] purchased Maya her coat that she wore that day,” King defined. “She stated, ‘I would wish to get a coat so that you can keep on that custom.'”
“[Gorman] stated, ‘I’ve already picked out my coat. It is yellow. It is my favourite coloration.'” So as an alternative of a coat, Winfrey gave Gorman earrings and “a hoop that is formed like a caged chook” as a tribute to Angelou’s well-known poem, “I Know Why the Caged Chicken Sings.”
Winfrey additionally took to her Instagram account on Wednesday afternoon, writing, “I’ve by no means been prouder to see one other younger girl rise! Brava Brava, @amandascgorman! Maya Angelou is cheering—and so am I.”
Gorman apparently noticed the submit and thanked Oprah through Twitter, tweeting, “I’d be nowhere with out the ladies whose footsteps I dance in. Whereas reciting my poem, I wore a hoop with a caged chook—a present from @Oprah for the event, to represent Maya Angelou, a earlier inaugural poet. Here is to the ladies who’ve climbed my hills earlier than.”