Reality Star President: Obama In Talks With Netflix

Barack and Michelle will be featured in the shows

The real first reality star president is in talks with Netflix.

On Thursday, The New York Times reported that former First Couple Barack and Michelle Obama are in talks with Netflix concerning a potential series of shows for the streaming service.

Some of the unscripted, reality-style shows will reportedly feature both Barack and Michelle.

Unnamed sources told CNN that the Obamas and the streaming network are in talks about a "production partnertship."

There are no confirmed finalized negotiations, but the programs will reportedly center around "inspirational stories."

"President and Mrs. Obama have always believed in the power of storytelling to inspire," said Eric Schultz, a senior adviser to Obama.

"Throughout their lives, they have lifted up stories of people whose efforts to make a difference are quietly changing the world for the better. As they consider their future personal plans, they continue to explore new ways to help others tell and share their stories," he added.

At least one potential show will be highly political: The former president would moderate conversations focusing on policy issues like health care, immigration, and voting rights, reports the Times.

This is certainly unsurprising news with regard to Obama. The former president has already made an appearance on the streaming network's "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction," hosted by David Letterman. Obama also appeared on a bizarre YouTube channel with a woman who once bathed in fruit-loops as well as on survival reality show "Running Wild with Bear Grylls."


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