FLOTUS assures America: ‘There’s no crack in our pies’

FLOTUS assures America: ‘There’s no crack in our pies’

[Ed. – Another one for the “never thought I’d ever hear that sentence spoken” column.  But what else would you say, after all, at a Pride Month celebration? – Ed.]

Finally, I have to mention a man who’s made life at the White House very sweet.  This is one of Michelle and my favorite people — our executive pastry chef Bill Yosses — (laughter) — who’s here tonight with his husband, Charlie.  (Applause.)  Where’s Bill?

MRS. OBAMA:  But he’s leaving.

THE PRESIDENT:  He’s — this is the problem.  We call Bill the “Crustmaster” because his pies — I don’t know what he does, whether he puts crack in them, or — (laughter) — but —

MRS. OBAMA:  No, he doesn’t.  (Laughter.)  There is no crack in our pies.  (Laughter.)

THE PRESIDENT:  I’m just saying that when we first came to the White House, I don’t know if some of you remember this — the first year, like, my cholesterol shot up.  (Laughter.)  And the doctor was like, what happened?  You had like this really low cholesterol.  You were really healthy.  And I thought, it’s the pie.  (Laughter.)  It’s the pie.  So we had to establish like a really firm rule about no pie during the week.  (Laughter.)

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