When President Barack Obama (pictured) cast his ballot on the first day of early voting in his home state of Illinois, little did he know he would be accused of stealing someone’s girlfriend!
As the press snapped away, voter Mike Jones, seized the opportunity to joke with Obama about touching his girlfriend fellow voter Aia Cooper (pictured), according to KFOR-TV.
As Obama stood next to Cooper, Jones suddenly teased, “Don’t touch my girlfriend, now!” Cooper, who was taken aback by her guy’s boldness, told KFOR, “I didn’t know what to say. I was just shaking. I said ‘oh. boy, this is the President. What am I supposed to do.’”
Our ‘cool like dat’ Prez went with the flow of the moment and played along stating, “There’s an example of a brother — just embarrassing me for no reason. Just for no good reason,” he joked. Obama then went on to predict what Cooper would later divulge to her friends about her presidential red-faced moment, ‘I can’t believe Mike — he’s such a fool. I was just mortified. Fortunately, the President was nice about it. So it’s alright.’”
It seems Jones wanted to be the center of a chuckle but Obama actually stole his thunder.
Obama then took things a step further by asking Cooper for a kiss! “‘Give me a kiss and give him something to talk about. Now, he’s really jealous,” said the President.
According to Cooper the entire event was a memorable one that she will probably get tired of recounting as years go by telling the news outlet, “He gave me a hug and a kiss…on the cheek. On the cheek! Just the cheek. Please, Michelle, don’t come after me!”
Watch the spontaneous moment below: