Stills From the Barack and Michelle Obama First Date Movie Are Here

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Stills from the upcoming film, Southside With You, which chronicles Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date, have been released.

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Tika Sumpter plays the future First Lady, alongside Parker Sawyer as Barack Obama. Via The Hollywood Reporter:

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As the President tells it in his book, the couple went for ice cream; he recognized that he needed to lock this goddess down and kissed her for the first time. The film follows them on their first date to see Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing and stroll around the South Side of Chicago.

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Despite the fact that Parker Sawyer looks nothing like Barack Obama and I choose to believe that Michelle did a little better in the outfit department on that lovely evening, this all looks pretty adorable.


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The Kenyan sun beat down as B. Hussein Obama knelt. “Inshallah, I shall make you my wife and we will infiltrate America together,” he said.

Michelle threw back her head, cackling, “Barry, baby, we’ll make sure no schoolkid ever gets to eat pizza again.”