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Barack Obama
 makes his first overdue evening communicate display look since leaving place of job this Friday evening, when the primary episode of My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman premieres on Netflix at 12:01 AM PT. Today Netflix launched a clip from the interview the place Obama talks about his “dad moves” whilst dancing on degree with Prince. Check out the video above, or learn a brief transcript under in the event you haven’t pivoted to video but for your personal day-to-day existence.

Letterman’s new communicate display will premiere a brand new episode each month with a long-form interview with one visitor. The first six episodes function Obama, Tina Fey, Jay-Z, George Clooney, Howard Stern and Malala Yousafazi.

Some be expecting the display’s reception to be a kind of litmus take a look at for the way pre-Weinstein sexual predators will probably be handled in a post-Weinstein global—after a failed blackmail try in 2009, Letterman printed a chain of sexual relationships with staffers and interns on his display. There were no public accusations of power or harassment from any of the ones companions, however the nature of the ability dynamics between a md and their workers naturally raises questions on this kind of sexual dating. It is still noticed how a lot consideration Letterman’s go back to the general public eye will deliver to this virtually decade-old scandal, or what this kind of reappraisal would possibly say about how society will pass judgement on eventualities like those.

Here’s that transcript, via the best way!


Barack Obama: This was once more than likely 3 or 4 months sooner than he died and Prince asks Sasha to come back up and dance, and she or he’s a very good dancer. Then Sasha pulls me up, which surprises me as a result of she at all times mocks my dancing, however, I’ve dad strikes.

David Letterman: Yeah.

Barack Obama: And I believe the secret’s, is what we name staying within the pocket.

David Letterman: Sure. Staying within the pocket.

Barack Obama: So, you’ve were given to stick within the pocket. Because I believe everyone in right here is aware of dads who get out of the pocket. And they’re making an attempt stuff that they are able to’t actually pull off.

David Letterman: Yeah, yeah.

Barack Obama: And you realize, they begin doing like karate kicks and a wide variety of stuff.

David Letterman: Really? Karate kicks?

Barack Obama: Is that one of the crucial stuff you do?