He’s always enjoyed rubbing shoulders with celebrities, and on Wednesday (December 30) President Barack Obama was the special guest on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” the hit web series from Jerry Seinfeld.
The 61-year-old comedian showed up at the White House in a 1963 Corvette Stingray Split Window Coupe, but the Secret Service would only allow the Commander-in-Chief to ride in his custom-built Presidential Cadillac.
During her interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Monday (July 20), the “Monster” actress recalled the backstage incident in March- “This is terrible, Jimmy. I have this thing that happens when I get nervous where I will say something really inappropriate. It’s like Tourette’s in a weird way… I was really nervous because he had waited to meet with me and everything had stopped around his world to meet me. It was just a lot of pressure.”
He often likes to weigh in on various cultural topics, and President Barack Obama contributed a comment on Caitlyn Jenner’s gender transition during Thursday night’s (June 25) Trailblazer Honors for the Logo Network.
The Commander-in-Chief stated, “When this network aired its first show, gay marriage was a political wedge issue used to divide us. Today the majority of Americans live in states where they can get married, no matter who they love. Today ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ is history. We passed the hate crime law that bears Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr.’s name. And all you have to do is look at this month’s cover of Vanity Fair to see how America is more accepting of people for who they truly are.”
She’s always been a big hip hop fan and on Sunday (January 4) Malia Obama plugged the group Pro Era by wearing one of their shirts on Instagram. The 16-year-old First Daughter looks cute in the selfie and the members of Pro Era were stoked to see such a high-profile figure promoting their product.
Earlier today (January 5) the group posted, “Malia Obama rocking that classic Pro Era tee! Make sure you get your official Pro Era gear from theproera.com!”
The drama keeps on coming for Sony Pictures Studios following a massive hacking scandal that leaked countless emails and other damaging information. In the process, head honcho Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin's messages to each other were compromised, several of which had racist content that mentioned President Barack Obama.
Pascal emailed Rudin to ask if they should ask the Commander-in-Chief about getting into the film industry. Scott asked, “Would he like to finance some movies?” to which Amy replied, “I doubt it. Should I ask him if he liked DJANGO?" Rudin wrote, “12 YEARS [a Slave].” Amy fired back, “Or The Butler. Or Think Like a Man?” Scott joked, “Ride-Along. I bet he likes Kevin Hart.”