- Oprah Winfrey, just like other women, waited all her life to see a fellow lady at the helm of the US leadership
- Finally, the day came and she intently watched as Kamala Harris was sworn in as the country's Vice President
- Oprah broke into tears as she saw history rewrite itself right in front of her eyes
Wednesday, January 20, will go down in history as one of the most memorable days in American history.
For the first time, a woman was officially named as the country’s Vice President and that lady is none other than Kamala Harris.
Her inauguration became one of the most talked about topics across the world and it meant the world to women that one of them successfully climbed to the top.
One of the ladies who could not hold back her tears as she watched the memorable swearing in is talk show queen Oprah Winfrey.
The 66-year-old went on social media to open up about how the whole day was an emotional one for her.
But the thing that froze her heart was watching Kamala take the oath and hold onto the Bible as she prepared to lead the US beside President Joe Biden.
“In tears watching this extraordinary moment for women in the US and the world. Vice President Kamala Harris,” she wrote on Twitter.
Oprah was also blown away by poet Amanda Gorman who had everyone speechless with her reading that centred on democracy, freedom, overcoming and unity.
The 22-year-old's superb performance earned her a place in the heart of many people globally, who followed her across her social media platforms.
To some people, she was already a household name in the creatives industry, but the majority will forever remember her as the brave, confident young poet who called for unity during the swearing-in of the 46th president of the United States.
Briefly.co.za noted that her performance brought a light moment during the inauguration event, leaving most people tweeting her lines and following her on social media.
Here are some reactions that left fans dazzled by Amanda's mastery of words:
@zeutschs said: ''Her poem brought me to tears. What an insightful, mature and poised young woman.''
@jamie.delaney4 said: ''Definitely my new favourite.''
@angela.maffei.779 missed the memo when she said: ''Fantastic, you will be famous someday.''
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