Barack Obama Just Slow-Jammed the News, Because He's Almost Done Being President So F—k It

Honestly, whatever it takes to pass the time 'til November.

Barack Obama with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show
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Barack Obama just showed up on The Tonight Show, and though he mused on politics and hung out with Madonna (opens in new tab), his attitude was mostly just: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

The president, who only has a few months left before he skips off into the sunset all "let freedom riiiiiing," agreed to slow jam the news with Jimmy Fallon, and the results are as follows: 

Literal sentence Obama says about Trump in the video above: "I've been watching my new favorite show, Orange Is Not the New Black." 

Of course, POTUS also talked about *important* things in between all that slow jamming—like that time Sasha and Malia chilled with Ryan Reynolds (opens in new tab)

And his plans post-presidency:

Sigh, we'll miss Barack.  In the words of Jimmy Fallon, "even when congress tried to block him, he found a way in through the back door." 🙏

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.