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Obama: Trump Only Hangs With Celebrities, Hates Working People. Here Are 13 Celebrities Obama Hangs Out With.
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 21: U.S. President Barack Obama greets singer Beyonce after she performs the National Anthem during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty […]

On Thursday, campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Florida, President Obama slammed Donald Trump for not being a man of the people, remarking, “This is a guy who spent 70 years, his whole life, born with a silver spoon, showing no respect for working people. He spent a lot of time with celebrities. Spends a lot of time hanging out with the really wealthy folks but you don’t see him hanging out with working people unless they’re cleaning his room or mowing the fairways on his golf club.”

Obama mocking Trump for spending “a lot of time with celebrities”? Say what?

Let’s take a brief tour down memory lane with Obama as he spends time with working people and eschews hanging out with celebrities. Here are a few examples:


Barbra Streisand:

Tom Hanks:

Will Ferrell and Jimmy Kimmel:

Ellen Degeneres:

David Beckham:

Stevie Wonder:

Steven Spielberg:

Bruce Springsteen: