Rodrigo took the opportunity to pose for a few selfies with Biden, including one where she rocked a pair of aviator sunglasses, one of the president’s signature accessories. When Kimmel asked if she’d brought her own shades to the White House, she clarified that they’d been among “a few gifts” in a goody bag that Biden gave her.
Catch Rodrigo’s interview with Kimmel below.
“He gave me those, he gave me some M&Ms and he also gave me a shoehorn, which was strange,” she said. “It had, like, the presidential emblem on it. I’m serious! It’s in my house.”
After observing the, um, vintage nature of the gift, Kimmel took a playful dig at the president’s age.
“If you ever thought Joe Biden was too old to be president, now we know he is,” he quipped.
“I look up to her so much, and I just think she’s the coolest person and most amazing songwriter,” she said. “She gave me dating advice, too, which I think is so cool. To get dating advice from Alanis Morissette ― that’s pretty iconic.”