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David Spade: Obamas too ‘thirsty’ for attention

Actor David Spade says President Obama’s appearances on reality TV shows like “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” are unbecoming of the presidency.

{mosads}“I criticized Obama because I thought, you know, a president should have a little more dignity than — I mean, I realize that Woodrow Wilson went on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ once, but what president’s doing reality shows?” Spade told TMZ in a video posted on Sunday. “It just sounds weird to me, you know, it’s just too much.”

“Like, he’s on GQ — I’m like, leave that to Bradley Cooper,” he added. “You don’t need to go — the president, you’re above all of us, you’re above stars, you’re above everything. When he’s trying to get in the mix, like, I want to present at the MTV Awards — all right guy, you got it, relax.”

“It just seems a bit thirsty to me, that’s all.”

The comedian also said first lady Michelle Obama appears more on Ellen DeGeneres’s talk show than he does.

“I think that, you know, Michelle Obama’s on ‘Ellen’ more than I am. I mean, what first lady — it’s just a new world, it’s just I’m not used to it,” he said.

Spade earlier this month retweeted one of his followers who was critical of the president’s appearance on Grylls’s show.

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