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Barack and Michelle Obama Adorably Dance to 'Thriller' at White House Halloween Party

by Jackie Willis 9:50 AM PDT, November 01, 2016
Playing Barack and Michelle Obama Adorably Dance to 'Thriller' at White House Halloween Party

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama went out with a bang at their last Halloween party in the White House.

On Monday, the couple welcomed 4,000 people -- which mostly included students from elementary schools and military families -- to the South Lawn for a bit of trick-or-treating. A high moment of the party came when the Obamas proved that they're still the coolest couple by dancing to Michael Jackson's "Thriller."

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

"You guys all look scary, or cool, or whatever you're trying to be," the commander in chief joked with the kids in costume, USA Today reports. "We hope, parents, that on this day at least, you don't have to pay attention to Michelle and healthy eating."

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"Candy for everybody!" Michelle quipped.

"In fact, the more candy, the later you eat the candy, the better," the president added. "Because I think that you being up all night with a sugar rush is exactly what your parents are looking for."

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President Obama also appeared on Full Frontal With Samantha Bee's Halloween episode, and claimed to be wearing a costume though he was just in a suit. "I'm dressed up as what can happen when young people vote," he told the late-night host.

"Someone gets really old, really fast?" Bee quipped. Pointing to his head, she joked, "So, is that fun spray paint or Halloween cobwebs up there?"

In a deadpan tone, the president responded, "I'm still president for about three more months. Careful."

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Obama has been a good sport while making the rounds on late-night television to encourage people to get out and vote in the presidential election on Nov. 8. While on Jimmy Kimmel Live, he even participated in "Mean Tweets," and read aloud a message that presidential hopeful Donald Trump had written about him. Check out the president's clever comeback:

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