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Obama Praises Jay-Z And Beyoncé During $4 Million Fundraising Event

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President Barack Obama had quite the night out on the town last night in New York City.

Not only did he stop by on The Late Show with David Letterman, but he attended two fundraisers!

One of which was especially cool because it was hosted by Jay-Z and Beyoncé at the 40/40 Club in Manhattan!

We hear he gave his usual speech which contrasted his vision for the country to that of Mitt Romney's, but he also dropped lots of compliment's for hip hop's biggest power couple along with a few zingers!

While talking about his friendship with "Jay and Bey" (anyone else jealous they're not on a first nickname basis with them?), the POTUS said:

“Let me just begin by saying to Jay and Bey, thank you so much for your friendship. We are so grateful. Michelle and Malia and Sasha are mad at me because they are not here. That doesn’t usually happen. Usually they’re like, we’re glad you’re going–we don’t need to go. But every time they get a chance to see these two they are thrilled, partly because they are just both so generous, particularly to my kids. And Malia and Sasha just love both of them.”

He also joked that Michelle Obama is more popular with Americans than he is, saying:

“Jay-Z now knows what my life is like. We both have daughters, and our wives are more popular than we are. So we’ve got a little bond there. It’s hard, but it’s okay.”

Ha!

These two couples are getting so close that we wouldn't surprised if Obama appointed Jay or Beyoncé to his cabinet. If Kal Penn got a job at the White House, we don't see why they can't either.

[Image via WENN.]

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31 comments to “Obama Praises Jay-Z And Beyoncé During $4 Million Fundraising Event”

  1. buck says – reply to this


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    As the world burns and our economy fails this obama guy is our partying. I guess we should of figure out that a guy who did such a bang up job of organizing the south side of Chicago should not be given the job of organizing the world. Just a few short week America, hang in there!!!

  2. Grace says – reply to this


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    Jay & Bey are the ultimate power couple, love them!



  3. 3

    He had 4 years and look what he's done to OUR country !!!
    It's all about JOBS JOBS JOBS !!

  4. fedup says – reply to this


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    Despicable.



  5. 5

    Barry, you are a motherfucking disgrace to this great country. Keep throwing parties at white house though but realize that is the legacy you chose to leave.



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    so glad to see he has time to play with beyonce and jayz, be on letterman and meet with the president of the muslim brotherhood, but not israeli prime minister. lies abound about USA hate and attacks. doing a great job, you moron. Please vote this idiot out of office before he further ruins out country. sad, sad sheeple that follow him. redisribute my ass, obama

  7. MR Pete says – reply to this


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    It is all just too unreal,
    An American ambassador was brutally slaughtered, along with three others
    American embassys attacked, our flags ripped down, destroyed, replaced with black Muslim flags to fly in their place, and Obama is doing soft ball with David Letterman
    If I had been an undecided voter, Obama would have just made my voting decision for mePS
    Today they have been showing an Obama tape where he says he believes in redistribution, well Barry why dont you start be giving that 4 million $$$$$ to needy Americans

  8. nicole says – reply to this


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    Re: MR Pete – Do you even know what redistribution entails, also He still has to raise money for his campaign & promote just like Romney has to. What about Romney belittling 47% of the U.S you are probably part of that % if you don't make over 100,000 a year, because that is the amount to pay taxes he's refering to. So check yourself of what you want in office, someone who does not even care about you at all& he has said it

  9. Mimi says – reply to this


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    Re: annieruth – I agree



  10. 10

    I'm glad to see people responding negatively about this. But guys, it's so important you GO VOTE and not stay home. Please go to the polls and vote for Romney, don't let Obama get 4 more years.



  11. 11

    No time to meet with his own jobs council (not since january), no time to meet with Israeli prime minister, no time to sit in on security briefings (attended less than 40% of debriefings since in office) BUT all the time in the world for Letterman, Beyonce and Jay Z. Such a smug lying narcissist - time for him to go - Romney can't be any worse!!!!!



  12. 12

    looks like obama has NO time for work he is too busy fundraising and going on talk shows so I will give him even more time to hang out with his "friends" I will NOT vote for him so he wont have to be bothhered with ALL OF US he thinks he's cool but he's far from cool FACE IT ..HE LIED TO ALL OF US



  13. 13

    You know what they say about "fooled me once" - well he fooled me last election (should have voted for the Libertarian instead) but not fooling me again, voting for Romney.

    Obama has had his chance (had control of Congress for 2 out of 4 years and he is just not fit.

  14. Jalen says – reply to this


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    Hey Obama, How about less time with "Jay and Bey" and more time focusing on USA.

  15. prg says – reply to this


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    why cant these two just butt of out of politics and obamas buissness

  16. BabyDeer81 says – reply to this


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    This is what makes me lose respect for Obama. All you hear about is him w/ "Hollywood". I know stars are people too and can back a president, but he's out in the entertainment light way too much. Instead, he should be in his own light as a great president! I don't recall others acting this way.

  17. mike says – reply to this


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    Google the images of our Ambassador to Libya, if you can stomach them. So awful how he was beaten, tortured, sodomized and dragged through the streets! Glad Obama is taking it so 'seriously' partying with Jay-z & Beyonce. He would not even acknowledge that it was a terrorist attack link to 9/11! This weasel has no character!

  18. dirtydesertdog says – reply to this


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    no time to meet with netanyahu but plenty of time to meet up with jz,beyonce and pimp with a limp. yep, he's a leader isn't he.



  19. 19

    Ignorant people find this to be so cool, while others just want to see him run the country!!
    He is all talk and just keeps smiling while he is fucking everyone else! Ask him what he will be doing with all the taxes from the 1%. YOU WILL BE IN SHOCK!! It wont be going to the needy or pay down the debt! Get it yet???? He wants to sink this country!! Rev Wright

  20. Fired up and ready to says – reply to this


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    Anything to try and break this man down.. I pray God shows you what is really feels like to have nothing.. This man is trying to help the majority of people and you few have something to say.. This man helped my family while yours got my brother blown up in a war we had no reason being in.. all for what $$ yall stingy ass people are trying to horde..

  21. Fired up and ready to says – reply to this


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    All of you hating ass republicans, and raciest people need to jump off a bridge and leave President Obama alone. If you forgot the whole purpose of him being their.. let me remind you.. It was a fundraiser HOSTED BY JAY-Z AND BEYONCE! Raising $4 million dollars. Why not show them support back (GIVE BACK) with something as little as showing up (oh wait are you too ungrateful or is that beneath you?).. Unlike some people whom have mommy and daddy's money, social group , or some other dousher with his nose too high in the sky to ever see whats going on around him or his neighbors, President Obama started with nothing, except for being black (which you races ass people never let us forget, as if that is all to this man!).

  22. OhPlease says – reply to this


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    Can we please refrain from the simple-minded comments. He is not "partying". He's in an election year and has to raise money. That has been true or EVERY President. Would you feel better if he was "partying" with Corporate leaders about giving them more tax breaks?



  23. 23

    Re: Fired up and ready to – Its always racist! Funny you dont think this President is not racist or his wife! You are a fool! Maybe you need to look into his past or hers, if you can find anything because most of this stuff is locked up. Maybe you should listen to Rev Wright! Doesnt matter to you that he is not at 40% of the meetings on this country or around the world! He is dividing this country apart everyday! They cant even tell you the truth about Libya, the real truth!!
    He pushed the government to go green and gave MILLIONS to a broke company that paid off ALL the Ceo's before they went bankrupt! Just like you & Obuma,O well!! No big deal!! Gave billions to the auto and never had ONE guy watch were the money was going! O well No big deal!!! He cant meet is own cabinet or world leaders because he was at Letterman and J-Z's place! No big deal!! It is not racist, I want a PRESIDENT!! They sent 20 something of his daughters friends on private jets to Mexico with the Secret Service. Mrs Obuma has spent over 10 million on vacations this year!! While they feel for the poor people! Wake up you FOOLS!!! He SUCKS as the PRESIDENT!!!



  24. 24

    Watch how Obuma laughed off the question on the debt!! Are you fucking kidding me!!!
    Watch what they find out in Libya, that the rpg's they are carrying are given to them from Obuma who lost thousands of weapons in Libya! He has armed the Muslim Brotherhood! Falls right into Rev Wrights plan..
    How many want to bet that Obuma DOES NOT show up for the debates!! He will have excuses for not going!!! Wars with Iran or more violence around the world!!

  25. Fired up and ready to says – reply to this


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    Re: BabyDeer81 – Its called an election year.. Dont be mad that Obama has "Hollywood" behind him.. Every president does events to raise money.. unless Joe Smo who gives you money (for favors later on…). Dont get it twisted. Obama is doing in the light what most do in the dark with secrets on the closet. You want to say Hollywood but he did not tell them, oh vote for me because Im black.. They voted for him because of his morals, standards, and values that go beyond increasing his vote or pocket size.. This man is a lot more then what the media portrays, please dont for get that.

  26. Fired up and ready to says – reply to this


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    Yenkme you are a sad little person.. Being racist and finally supporting and promoting the minority are two different things. But thats another day. So you would rather have a person in office who wants to get rid of the same programs that helped his family survive. Get real. We can go back and forth all day but the bottom line still is the same. Yall are stingy as hell half of you did even get were you are from talent but who you or "mommy and daddy" know. Come up off of only what you did and put forth effort and see who people portray you. You'll be one sad puppy. Debt! We probability know more about it then you because if you were in debt ever you would probably snicker about it too.. Your going on about a laugh. Heck im in debt from school loans and I can laugh about. Did you ever consider your mind set is a little off to say what another is thinking.. Oh and yes Obama lost the weapons.. Sure… they were at his house, when they got lost… Silly Billy.

  27. Fired up and ready to says – reply to this


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    Yenkme, you are a sad little person.. Being racist and finally supporting and promoting the minority are two different things. But thats another day. So you would rather have a person in office who wants to get rid of the same programs that helped his family survive. Get real. We can go back and forth all day but the bottom line still is the same. Yall are stingy as hell half of you did even get were you are from talent but who you or "mommy and daddy" know. Come up off of only what you did and put forth effort and see who people portray you. You'll be one sad puppy. Debt! We probability know more about it then you because if you were in debt ever you would probably snicker about it too.. Your going on about a laugh. Heck im in debt from school loans and I can laugh about. Did you ever consider your mind set is a little off to say what another is thinking.. Oh and yes Obama lost the weapons.. Sure… they were at his house, when they got lost… Silly Billy.

  28. mike says – reply to this


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    Re: Fired up and ready to – You are either the dumbest idiot or off your meds! If the only way you have to defend your Obama is to race card people, or put them down you prove our point that he's an Ass and can only be defended by petty tactics like yours, not substance!

  29. Fired up, Ready to go says – reply to this


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    Re: mike – If all You can see after reading all my posts is the race card, I think you need to go to the eye doctor, you're blind spots are bigger then what their supposed to be. Y'all have soo much bullshyt to say about this President but where we're y'all when Bush and his Daddy was getting over on EVERYBODY? Sitting on you're thumbs. Half of the things Obama is dealing with is shyt left over from Your President being in office for 8 years.. Lmao Y'all can say whatever you'd like, it only makes me laugh harder.. A few FYI's for you. 95% of Americans received tax cut while he HAS in office, ended Bush having White House staff rewright findings of scientific and envoy regulations and reporting when they disagree with the results, ending the stop-loss which keeps soldiers Iraq/Adgh longer than their ENLISTMENT DATE, extended unemployment benifets for 1 million workers. Man I can go on and on but.. Your no longer worth my time. Gotta get back to work. Bye!

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