“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.”
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 shoehorn, which is strange.”
president biden gave olivia rodrigo a shoe horn.. that’s how u know their besties
Rodrigo, who proudly posted about the visit on her Instagram, told Kimmel that 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.”