Lady Gaga has revealed that she wore a bulletproof dress at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration last January, just two weeks after pro-Trump rioters tried to overturn the result of the presidential election.

Gaga performed The Star-Spangled Banner at the US Capitol before Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.

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Speaking to Vogue magazine, the singer said, "That has to be one of the proudest days of my whole life. Like many people in America, I felt a deep fear when Trump was president, and ushering 45 out and 46 in is something I'll be able to tell my children all about.

"Singing in a Schiaparelli bulletproof dress. I don’t know if people know this about me, but if I weren’t who I am today, I would have been a combat journalist. That was one of my dreams."

"When I was at the Capitol, the day before the inauguration, I remember walking around and looking for evidence of the insurrection [the Capitol riots on January 6]." she added.

Gaga supported the Biden campaign and performed at drive-in rallies for the President ahead of voting day.

In the lead-up to the inauguration on January 20, she appealed for "A day for love, not hatred. A day for acceptance not fear. A day for dreaming of our future joy as a country. A dream that is non-violent, a dream that provides safety for our souls. Love, from the Capitol."

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