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Entertainment Barack Obama Says Drake Has His Family's 'Stamp of Approval' to Play Him in a Potential Biopic

00:18  29 november  2020
00:18  29 november  2020 Source:   people.com

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Former U. S . President Barack Obama quipped that Drake has 'my household' s stamp of approval ' to play him in a potential biopic . 'You know what, Drake has - more importantly, I think - my household' s stamp of approval . I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it,' he shared.

Drake previously expressed interest in playing Obama in a movie. Drake might have started from Barack Obama recently appeared on an episode of Complex News’ 360 With Speedy Mormon. “I will say this— Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants,” he said . “I mean, that is a talented

Barack Obama, Drake are posing for a picture: Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Jeff Kravitz/BBMA2019/FilmMagic © Provided by People Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Jeff Kravitz/BBMA2019/FilmMagic

Drake officially has presidential approval on playing Barack Obama in a potential biopic.

During a recent interview on Complex's 360 With Speedy Morman, Obama addressed Drake’s interest in playing the former president, telling Morman, “I will say this, Drake seems to be able to do anything he wants. I mean, that is a talented, talented brother. So, if the time comes and he's ready…”

Barack Obama, Drake are posing for a picture: © Ethan Miller/Getty Images; Jeff Kravitz/BBMA2019/FilmMagic "I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it," Barack Obama joked

When Morman asked if the Canadian rapper has his “stamp of approval,” Obama, 59, referenced his two daughters, 22-year-old Malia and 19-year-old Sasha.

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Drake and Barack Obama . CREDIT: Getty and Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images. Around the 46-minute mark, Complex News host Speedy Morman also asked Obama if he would “give the thumbs up” for Drake to portray his likeness in a potential film or biopic .

Seal of approval : Obama said that his household has given Drake the ' stamp of approval ' to play him in an eventual biopic in a new interview; pictured 2020. In an interview for Complex' s 360 With Speedy Mormon, Obama softly approved of Drake and the potential role casting, 'If the time comes

“Drake has, more importantly I think, my household’s stamp of approval,” said Obama, who recently released his memoir, A Promised Land. “I suspect Malia and Sasha would be just fine with it.”

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Though there are no biopics about the former president currently in the making, he has been portrayed on screen several times, most recently by Kingsley Ben-Adir on Showtime’s miniseries The Comey Rule earlier this year.

Devon Terrell also played Obama in 2016’s Barry, and Parker Sawyers took on the role in Southside With You, a movie following the politician’s relationship with wife Michelle Obama.

Drake, who began his career acting on Canadian teen drama Degrassi, first expressed an interest in playing Obama in an interview with Paper in 2010.

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Barack Obama was the 44th president of the United States and the first African American commander-in-chief. As a child, Obama did not have a relationship with his father. When his son was still an infant It was during this time that Obama , who said he "was not raised in a religious household

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“I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama’s life soon because I could play him,” he said during Obama’s first term in office. “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.”

Drake continued, “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.”

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