Singer Jennifer Lopez also appeared at the inauguration of Biden. (Image: Keystone)
In between, Lopez, whose parents are from Puerto Rico, called out to the audience part of the US pledge of allegiance in Spanish: “One nation under God, with freedom and justice for everyone.” After her appearance, which lasted a few minutes, Lopez threw air kisses into the audience and briefly exchanged a few words with the new Vice President Kamala Harris and others in attendance.
“This is the first inauguration in history in which J. Lo is the opening act for the chief judge,” quipped US Senator Amy Klobuchar, who led through the ceremony. On Jennifer «J. Lo »Lopez was followed by the swearing-in of the new President Biden by John Roberts, the chief judge on the US Surpreme Court.