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It Didn't Go So Well When Neil Patrick Harris Met President Obama (VIDEO)

by Jason Hughes, posted Jul 28th 2011 4:33AM
Neil Patrick Harris, 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon'Meeting someone with the stature of the President of the United States is one of those moments you kind of need to mentally prepare for. That could be why things were a little awkward when Neil Patrick Harris met Barack Obama recently, as he detailed on 'Late Night' (Weeknights, 12:37AM ET on NBC).

NPH was hosting an event "about LGBT stuff" for the DNC, and there was a line for photo ops with President Obama. Harris was moving through the room, getting ready to get back on stage and continue with his next part of the show when he was ushered around a curtain.

"You turn around a curtain and there's the freaking president of the United States," he said. "And you quickly panic because, what do you say?"

When the president said "hi," what Harris said "jokingly, like improv-y wise," was, "If you don't mind, sir, I'm kind of in the middle of something." The joke didn't seem to go over too well with the president, who Harris said looked confused and a bit taken aback.

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dgudell

I think Neil wanted to ask Obama out to see a drag queen show, Neil has the hots for black men...
Im just saying............

July 29 2011 at 4:04 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
LADY H

maybe if you had these great big balls when GW was doing all this damage to our country things would not be in this condition. you supported a dislexic person to run this country because of the color of his skin.Blame no one but yourselves.racism and hatred destroys everyone in the end. reap what you sow.

July 29 2011 at 4:03 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Thrift Store

SNL is a washed up Joke and anyone who still watches it must be a moron

July 29 2011 at 12:28 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
ddacosta3

Obama is the biggest joke to ever grace SNL

July 28 2011 at 9:56 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
ginger10487

who cares.

July 28 2011 at 8:46 PM Report abuse +2 rate up rate down Reply
the beach gang

wow...you Bush haters...what year are you living in? You have got to be kidding...this O has lied , misled, cheated Amerians out of their "entitlements"..held for ransom...what a jerk...you can't be an American ...of any substance...why do you think you deserve anything? Have you "worked" for it? What did one of the "greatest" economies do for you? he came after the great Clinton..which.. his choice was voted out..why ? Then America voted for an "african-american...once again giving the black people a credence..but this guy has shamed the african-american people...he's an arab..muslim...guess what..America is still a God fearing Nation.Christian by choice...not as the "king" said..we are no longer a christian nation...all of a sudden ..this putz says "we" America is NOT a christian nation? If you remember correctly his wife..was not happy with America...I could go on..but what's the point?

July 28 2011 at 8:37 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
Becky

Good for you, NPH!His job was more important than meeting the pretender to the throne.

July 28 2011 at 8:00 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
cdk456

I would not walk across the street to piss on that muslim if he was on fire.

July 28 2011 at 7:55 PM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
VMP3080

Hahahahaha He had to work! You go NPH... You have your priorities right on target!

July 28 2011 at 7:51 PM Report abuse +3 rate up rate down Reply
hawkinsg

Man, its amazing how ignorant some people can be. A simple how do you sir would have sufficed.

July 28 2011 at 7:35 PM Report abuse -7 rate up rate down Reply

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