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Obama opens up about 'dad moves' dancing in front of Prince


Former US president Barack Obama has revealed he has 'dad moves' when it comes to dancing, and he even did them in front of Prince.

In the first look at David Letterman's new Netflix show 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman', the longtime talk show host sits down with President Barack Obama and discusses a night spent dancing with Prince.

"This was probably three or four months before he died and Prince asks [my daughter] Sasha to come up and dance, and she's an excellent dancer," Obama says in the clip.

"Then Sasha pulls me up, which surprises me because she always mocks my dancing, but I have dad moves."

Netflix's 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman'.
Netflix's 'My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman'.
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The former president then reveals to Letterman the key to dancing as a parent, which he calls "staying in the pocket".

"You've got to stay in the pocket because I think everybody in here knows dads who get out of the pocket and they're trying stuff that they can't really pull off," he says.

Obama will be the first guest on the new show, which premieres January 12 on Netflix. It will mark his first television talk show appearance since leaving office.

The monthly series will also feature George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey and Howard Stern.

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