Obama receives profane sendoff at final WH correspondence dinner

Obama receives profane sendoff at final WH correspondence dinner

It’s called keeping it real. Larry Wilmore, comedian and late night TV host, gave Barack Obama a very personalized send-off at last night’s White House Correspondence Dinner, Obama’s last as president.

Promising to limit his tribute to a hundred words,Wilmore ended with the seven-word observation “Yo, Barry, you did it my n*gga” and in so doing touching off a predictable firestorm on social media.

The entertainment website Hollywood Life provides a sample of the response:

https://twitter.com/RyHerbs/status/726611214868996097?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Not everyone took offense:

That includes the president, who grinned broadly, as you can see for yourself in the video, which follows:

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