White House Ambitions For Inaugural Poet? Amanda Gorman Tells James Corden, “Heck Yeah, Planning On It”

White House Ambitions For Inaugural Poet? Amanda Gorman Tells James Corden, “Heck Yeah, Planning On It”
Inaugural poet and show-stealer Amanda Gorman shares some behind-the-scenes moments and her own political plans with a clearly enchanted James Corden on tonight’s Late Late Show. The 22-year-old author — her upcoming children’s book Change Sings hit the top spot on Amazon on Wednesday — also tells the CBS host of her longstanding admiration for him, to his obvious delight.

Watch the segment above.

Recalling how she and her sister used to walk by the CBS studio where Corden tapes his show, Gorman says they always wanted to go inside and say hi, adding with a laugh, “but we never wanted to be those two Black girls who got arrested sneaking in to give you a hug.”

After reciting her poem “The Hill We Climb” during Wednesday’s Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ceremony, Gorman was widely celebrated for both the poem’s profound message and her graceful recitation. When
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