Congresswoman Ilhan Omar dancing to Prince officially wins the internet today

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Thursday 27 June 2019 07:15
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Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is a Prince fan, and it’s endeared her even more to her supporters.

Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of the release of Prince’s iconic 1984 album Purple Rain and she decided to celebrate it in the best way possible:

By singing.

The Minnesota congresswoman paid tribute to the late singer by wearing a purple hijab and purple blazer.

The Somali-American became the first member of congress to wear a religious headscarf, and her appointment was seen as step towards better representation in American government.

Taking to Twitter, Omar wrote:

Happy 35th anniversary to the best album of all time - Purple Rain!

Omar went on to upload a video recreating a scene from Prince's music video for When Doves Cry. In the clip, the congresswoman lip syncs and dances along to the song before applying lipstick to her lips.

Needless to say, people are here for it

Nailed it.

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