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Obama

Caught on Tape

Calling Kanye 'Jackass'

9/15/2009 5:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Obama Caught on Tape Calling Kanye 'Jackass'TMZ has obtained the audiotape of President Barack Obama calling Kanye West a "jackass" for hijacking Taylor Swift's acceptance speech during the VMAs.

The audio was recorded just before Obama went on camera to do an interview with CNBC. Before the interview began, Obama -- referring to Kanye's antics on stage -- said "I thought that was really inappropriate," then adding, "He's a jackass."

After making the remarks, Obama said "Where's the pool?" Presumably, he was worried the joke would go wide. He noted the last time that happened, he got burned for killing a fly.

Obama said, "Cut the President some slack."




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571.

PASSION OF THE TAINT    

Kanye West died for our sins.

1860 days ago
572.

JASMINE    

how obama said it was funny....
who cares about what he said...
its true isnt it?????!!!!!

1859 days ago
573.

nemo    

Nice, no wonder this douchebag isn't getting anything done. He's sitting around watching the MTV Awards like a teenage girl. What a POS!!!

1853 days ago
574.

nemo    

All the hypocritical morons on here praising Obama would have been the first to attack Bush if he said the exact same thing. Liberals are f'n dumber than dirt.

1853 days ago
575.

Jack Johnson    

The only jackass is this foolish **** of a president we have.

1502 days ago
576.

Shut up     

Joyee, & Umm, and anyone else who thinks the Pres shouldnt take time to talk about or think about "this crap": SHUT UP! He's an AMERICAN first, and he is entitled to a life outside of his work my GOD, he most definitely allowed an OPINION!! He's deadon about Kanye imo. But just leave the man alone!

1490 days ago
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1444 days ago
578.

Ashley    

Hey i love Justin bieber sosossososososo much i love justin bieber

1403 days ago
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