You wish to know what actual energy seems like? Walking as much as the President of the United States and calling him an asshole.
During the period of Donald Trump, positive, saying one thing like that could go very badly. But again in 2012, when politics was much less of a bloodsport and President Barack Obama nonetheless lived within the White House, Anna Kendrick did not just get away with it — she received the president laughing hysterically.
“I called him an asshole and scolded him for not knowing enough about the 50 states,” Kendrick informed Stephen Colbert throughout a Friday look on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
The enjoyable apparently began when Kendrick confirmed up extra-early for a meet-and-greet with President Obama. She was the first attendee there, so she began chatting with one of many president’s Secret Service brokers, who occurred to be from Maine. (Kendrick is also a Mainer.)
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During Obama’s discuss, he noticed Kendrick within the crowd and praised her for her function in Up within the Air, the 2009 film by which she starred alongside George Clooney as a company downsizer-in-training. Then, in the course of the meet-and-greet portion of the occasion, he introduced up the film again.
“So I shake his hand and he says, ‘I hope I didn’t embarrass you earlier.’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, you’re such an asshole.'”
Pause for laughter.
“And he kinda laughs and says ‘Oh, you’re from Maine, aren’t you?’ And thinking about my conversation with the Secret Service agent I said, ‘Yes! And I was the first person here.'”
Then she described her chat with the Secret Service agent, which prompted a query from the president: Are folks from Maine actually punctual?
“I was like, ‘You didn’t know that? You’re the president.’ So I called him an asshole and scolded him for not knowing enough about the 50 states. And that was what made him double over with laughter, yayyyyyy.”
So there you’ve it. Now you’ve all of the context wanted to know precisely what was happening on this years-old Instagram submit from Kendrick.