President Obama Pulled a Total Dad Move by Serenading Malia for Her 18th Birthday
It's a year of emotions for President Barack Obama: He's wrapping up his eight-year presidency, and on a personal note, his oldest daughter, Malia Obama, has announced her college plans. That's a lot.
At the end of the day, he's not only the leader of the free world, but a father (anyone else remember those dad jeans he used to rock?). So what else was he supposed to do for Malia's 18th birthday yesterday — coincidentally also the day of his final Fourth of July party — but pull pretty much the most dad move ever?
Following performances from Janelle Monáe and Kendrick Lamar, President Obama took to the stage to praise the two artists for their work as artists and as responsible, politically-conscious citizens. But then he wrapped up with this gem: "And just because it's a job of a father to embarrass his daughters, I've got one last job. It just so happens that we celebrate our country's birthday on the same day that we celebrate my oldest daughter's birthday." The proud papa then lead the crowd in singing a very sweet "Happy Birthday."
Check it out at 00:23:
Kids: They grow up so fast.
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