Barack and Michelle Obama In Talks For Several Netflix TV Shows

Stop the presses, because America’s favorite former president and first lady are in talks for their own Netflix program.

Barack is speculated to either appear as either the moderator, producer or both of several high-profile shows.

A source familiar to the discussions described the potential series as a “production partnership,” but said the deal has yet to be finalized.

Under the proposed deal, Netflix would pay the distinguished couple for exclusive content, which has the potential to be seen by more than 118 of its subscribers across the world.

According to The New York Times, if this partnership takes off, most of the details will still have to be hash out.

“The number of episodes and the formats for the shows have not been decided,” the publication wrote. However, the newspaper did have the details on two potential shows.

“Mr. Obama could moderate conversations on topics that dominated his presidency,” while another series “could feature Mrs. Obama on topics, like nutrition, that she championed in the White House.”

But what prompted the Obamas to join the entertainment industry?

People Are Finding Obama’s Portrait To Be Inappropriate, Can You Spot What Some People Are Seeing?

The former first couple’s official portraits were unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. The work of renowned African-American painter Kehinde Wiley received a lot of praise for his unique portrayal of Barack and Michelle Obama.

However, not everyone was so quick to admire the portraits, particularly the former president’s. Some people online pointed out that there’s a hidden sexual innuendo in the portrait, while others are calling these findings disrespectful and “racist.”  

You can spend hours looking at the photo and probably won’t notice anything out of the ordinary, but some people have posted their strange findings online, and we’re not sure how to feel about it.

Check it out, do you agree with what some people on social media are saying about Obama’s portrait?

Prince Harry Avoids Questions About Whether Obama Will Get A Wedding Invite

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Nov. 27, media outlets were in a frenzy as they began harping on the royals for all of the details surrounding their upcoming nuptials.

While some questions have been answered (like when and where), there has been no confirmation on the couple’s guest list. While we can safely assume the royal family will be in attendance, along with Markle’s closest friends, the jury is still out on one potential attendee: Barack Obama.

The pair hit it off after Obama showed his support to the Invictus Games, a multi-sport event, created by the prince, for injured servicemen and women.

The scope of Harry and the former president’s friendship was made clear on Dec. 27, when Harry was guest editing for BBC Radio 4. He brought along a recording of an interview he had with Obama – the first since he had since leaving office 11 months ago -, which included a lighting round quiz, and a discussion on social media use.

“All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet,” Obama said. “One of the dangers of the internet is that people can have entirely different realities. They can be cocooned in information that reinforces their current biases.”

But despite their close bond, UK government officials have warned Harry against sending a wedding invitation to the 44th president.

Barack Obama Surprises Christmas Carolers On Vacation

Former President Barack Obama has been keeping a relatively low profile since leaving the White House. It’s to be expected, of course, as he just spent eight years as the most powerful man in the country, so no one can blame him for wanting to take some time away.

Barack Obama on vacation in 2017. SCMP

Currently, the father of two is on his annual holiday visit to Hawaii, where he was born. Obama was hosting a Christmas party at the Paul Mitchell estate in lanikai, where he and his family were staying. A women’s rights group, the Windward ReSisters, heard that their former president was in town, they decided to stop by.

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“We got our group together on Saturday and went with our […]Santa hats and proceeded to Christmas carol in front of the estate,” group member Darlene Mandel said. “We sounded terrible.”

The group figured that someone would eventually come out and tell them to stop, but instead, Barack Obama himself emerged from the estate.