The Pitch Excellent star, 33, was requested by Late Present host Stephen Colbert a few photograph she posted on Instagram in 2013 that confirmed the previous commander-in-chief cracking up — and doubled over laughing — as they stood collectively at an occasion in L.A.
“I used to be very enthusiastic about having the chance to go to an occasion and meet him and I confirmed up, the primary individual there, clearly,” she defined. “I stroll into this room and it’s simply this Secret Service agent who’s like, ‘You’re the primary one right here.’ Cool, good to know I’m the loser of this group. And we acquired to speaking just a little bit and he’s from Maine and I’m from Maine.”
Then Obama got here in and started to handle the room, “and he seems proper at me and he goes, ‘Oh, my gosh, truly Anna was in certainly one of my favourite films of the 12 months [Up within the Air], which talked in regards to the economic system and the recession,” she continued. “And I used to be like that is such an inconvenient time to be having a full stroke, which is clearly what’s occurring.”
After the president’s speech, Kendrick acquired to satisfy him one-on-one and pose for a photograph. “I shake his hand and he’s like, ‘I hope I didn’t embarrass you earlier,” she defined.
“Yeah, you’re such an a—gap,” she replied (see her response to her fake pas on the 5:00-minute mark within the video above.
Obama laughed after which requested the A Easy Favor star about being from Maine.
“Enthusiastic about my dialog with the Secret Service agent, I mentioned, ‘Sure, and truly I used to be the primary individual right here’ and I begin to speak about his Secret Service agent. And he goes, ‘Oh, are individuals from Maine actually punctual?’ ‘You didn’t know that? You’re the president.’ So I known as him an a—gap and scolded him for not figuring out sufficient in regards to the 50 states. In order that was what made him double over with laughter. Yay!”