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Barack Obama Picks This Star to Play Him in Potential Biopic

Barack Obama Picks This Star to Play Him in Potential Biopic

Barack Obama has given Drake his stamp of approval!

During a new interview, the 59-year-old former President said he wouldn’t mind the 34-year-old “God’s Plan” singer playing him in a potential biopic one day.

“I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants,” Obama shared on Complex’s 360 With Speedy Morman. “I mean, that is a talented, talented brother. So, if the time comes and he’s ready…”

Obama added, “Drake has, more importantly I think, my household’s stamp of approval. I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it.”

If you didn’t know, back in 2010 Drake voiced his interest in wanting to play Obama.

“I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama’s life soon because I could play him,” Drake told Paper at the time. “I watch all the addresses. Anytime I see him on TV, I don’t change the channel, I definitely pay attention and listen to the inflections of his voice. If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m pretty good at impressions. Slowly but surely, I’m not in the study mode because nobody’s called me about anything, but I just pay attention so when the day comes I’m not scrambling to learn how to speak like him.”

Drake wouldn’t be the first star to portray Obama on screen. Kingsley Ben-Adir played Obama on the Showtime series The Comey Rule and Parker Sawyers played him in the movie Southside with You.

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