Obama No Fan of the Kardashians

Would you want your daughters watching that stuff?
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 19, 2011 9:58 AM CDT
President Barack Obama shakes hands with Khloe Kardashian during a ceremony honoring the Los Angeles Lakers 2008-2009 NBA basketball champions in the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 25, 2010.   (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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(Newser) – In a recent iVillage interview, Michelle Obama let this little tidbit slip: Unlike, apparently, most of America, the president is not a huge fan of the Kardashians. Asked if any TV shows are off limits for the first daughters, Michelle replied, "Barack really thinks some of the Kardashians—when they watch that stuff—he doesn't like that as much. But I sort of feel like if we're talking about it, and I'm more concerned with how they take it in—what did you learn when you watched that? And if they're learning the right lessons, like, that was crazy, then I'm like, OK."

But it's not all fun and games. As promised in November 2008, the girls have to do chores (and no TV during the school week). "They're not little princesses," says Michelle. "They have to make their beds, they have to clean up their rooms, they have to—Sasha has started doing the laundry. Malia was supposed to be doing it but (Sasha) is really into laundry." Click for more from the interview.

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