Beyonce has offered her support to President-elect Barack Obama, saying that she will perform at his inauguration in January if he wants.
“I’m there. I can’t wait. I feel like all of us, we’re ready to do whatever we have to do. Whatever they want – if they need me to volunteer, they need me to sing, I’m there, and I’m ready,” she said, according to the Associated Press.
“I’ve never been so patriotic!” she laughed, wearing a blue suit and tie in honor of Obama, along with red, white and blue stiletto heels. “I’m just beyond excited.”
The singer was originally scheduled to be in Japan on Election Night to promote her upcoming album I Am…Sasha Fierce, but decided to postpone.
“I said, ‘What am I doing? I’m completely making a bad decision. I have to go home, I’m gonna kill myself if I’m not home in America,'” she said. “I knew I needed to be here.”
Beyonce also spoke on what the election meant to her. “My nephew, who is 4, when we say, ‘You can do whatever, you can be whatever,’ it’s not cliche. You have no doubt that it’s not true,” she said.
“I fell asleep crying and smiling at the same time,” she laughed. “I woke up with mascara running and a smile on my face!”
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