Barack Obama recalls meeting Madonna: 'I knew how to handle my business'

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New Delhi Published: Dec 05, 2020, 09:07 AM(IST)

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Recently, 'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon recalled introducing the former POTUS to Madonna when Obama appeared on the show in 2016 — and the commander-in-chief's very formal conduct when meeting her.

Barack Obama knows how to handle the royalty and this behaviour came through when he met the Queen of Pop Madonna.

Recently, 'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon recalled introducing the former POTUS to Madonna when Obama appeared on the show in 2016 — and the commander-in-chief's very formal conduct when meeting her.

"We went over to see Madonna… she was very flirty, she's very sexy, and she was like, 'Hello, hi,'" Fallon recalls. "And you go, all business, 'Hello. Pleasure to meet you.' And I was like, 'That's right. That's the way Michelle would be like — that's right. That's how you do it.'"

 

"Don't think that you elected a fool," Obama quips. "I knew how to handle my business."

The two also discussed Obama's two 'Slow Jam the News' sketches on Late Night in 2012 and The Tonight Show in 2016. "I saw a different President Obama the second time around," Fallon says, recalling that the first time, the strait-laced president refused to perform a mood-appropriate "Oooh yeeeeah."

The second time, however, Obama was much more enthusiastic about singing bars from Rihanna's "Work."

"That is a jam, and I know that jam well," Obama says.

 

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