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President Obama Pokes Fun at Jay Leno

President Obama Pokes Fun at Jay Leno

Jay Leno spoke at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday evening and had quite the introduction from President Obama!

“I am glad that the only person whose ratings fell more than mine is here tonight. Great to see you, Jay,” the President said. “I’m also glad that I’m speaking first — because we’ve all seen what happens when somebody takes the time slot after Leno.”

According to partygoers (via Deadline), Jay laughed it off, stood and said “Goodnight, everybody!” to the people around him.

Spies also say that although he was a good sport, Jay seemed a little embarrassed and blushed!

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  • Dickie

    National Enquirer reports Obama had an affair with his staff member… gee what a shock. Change you can believe in

  • WW

    HAHAHA love it!

  • miss infamous

    why are celebs invited to that dinner? I dont get it…

  • xxx

    Not a bad joke actually but I wonder how long it took him/his people to come up with it? I mean, come on man, stop trying to be cool and hip and just run your failing country.

  • xxx

    @miss infamous:

    Exactly! What on earth could Demi Lovato, Kim Kardashian or Justin Bieber tell you about politics…? NOTHING.

  • Puffin

    Why is Obama making fun of his own approval rating? I don’t think that is funny at all – Correspondents Dinner or not! Instead of poking fun at it Obama, do something about it!

  • because

    Don’t kid yourself, what do you expect after Bush and his cronies got done with this country? A miracle? At least he is trying…the whole country needs to stand up against Wall Street, one man cannot do it alone.

  • Bob

    He doesn’t need to make jokes. The world is already laughing at him.

  • s

    obama needs to stop being a “celebrity” and start acting like the president. popularity contest is over – now it’s time to pay attention to the hundreds of issues at hand instead of watching the mtv music video awards and schmoozing with celebs. the white house correspondents dinner is one of the biggest wastes of both time and resources. there’s no need to try to make ppl like kim kardashian feel more important than they really are.

  • L

    Geez, you guys need to get a sense of humor.

  • rhonda

    Just jared has the thumbs up and down disabled again, what’s the point?

    Michelle is just glad he caught with a female and not Vernon Baker!

  • Lola

    The White House Correspondent Dinner is not some new thing that just Obama has done, it’s been around awhile, celebrities and all. It’s typical for the President to do a ‘roast’ of himself, the media, etc. Nothing new here.

  • rhonda

    if the NOTETAKERS in Washington don’t like leno, why didn’t they invite Conan. Did they want someone who is more disliked than Obama? Find it odd, how they invited Leno and then sided with Conan. I watched some of it on the news, it was pretty lame all the around. There was video of a skit called Cash for Flunkers, parents could take their worthless American kids in and redeem them for smart, well be-haved asian kids. Fun times!

  • sillyme

    It’s no secret that Obama prefers Letterman because Letterman kisses up to him, so I’m not surprised at the jabs made at Leno about the Conan thing. And, I guess Obama (or whoever wrote his lines) didn’t know that Leno is back to beating Letterman in the ratings, just like in the old days.

  • rhonda

    you can’t give thumbs up to negative comments on Obama just thumbs down, really JJ why bother!

  • LoriLori

    President Obama is not the first president to attend these functions, I bet the loons didn’t complain when that idiot GeeDubya was there poking fun of everyone
    Obama was funnier than Jay!!

  • Fantasie

    Isn’t he part of the New World Order? I am referring to Obama and so many others… Unfortunately, this beautiful country is gone… I will let everyone dream and figure it out.

  • make it after all

    OBAMA where were you when the biggiest terrorist attack in NEW YORK # 155 THIS TIME… FAILED …eh.. So what as if you did any
    different … having C listers … at list Jay Leno showed up .. why not
    invite Lindsay Lohan or better still Larry Birkhead.. too.. as if we need
    these nerds there

  • [marie]

    To the Obama trolls We know you hate him already… Please eat sh.!t and die..

    I could not stand Bush, yet I didn’t make an effort to go on every website and message board to let people know that little pearl..

    BTW I’m on Team CoCo.. Leno and his chin can jump off the nearest cliff.. He should be embarrassed..

  • Domino

    @[marie]: THIS! ^ :-*

  • forever56

    I do agree that Obama’s speeches shouldn’t include him poking fun at celebs.. makes it look like he is trying to be a comedian. I can’t wait till 2012 when we can try to actually get it right with who we pick as president.

  • tin

    @s: obama is not a “celebrity” and isn’t acting like one. the one that is the “celebrity” would be sarah palin. i mean seriously she’s not all into politics she stopped being governor in alaska, she’s seling a book, heard a rumor she also might have a reality tv. also, she went to that “tea party” when really it’s like a riot. the “tea party” is a joke, seriously they aren’t helping the country in our time of need. it’s like they are adding the hardships to this country. the people of our country need to work together and be united without the violent acts. we need to understand each other and it takes time to see how things go.

  • Handy

    That what Jay gets! What an a$$hole.

  • Amy Seeker

    Jay is da man

  • sunglasses

    Girl: You would be a good dancer except for two things.
    Boy: What are the two things?
    Girl: Your feet.

  • XYZ

    The US of A is sinking deeper and deeper and this idiot feels like laughing. Nothing unusual, after all, Mr. CHANGE (MY DIAPERS) OBAMA!