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Zach Galifianakis, President Obama Spar “Between Two Ferns”

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President Obama and Zach Galifianakis squared off in an intense and hilarious interview for the actor’s “Between Two Ferns” series.

“If I ran [for president] a third time, that’d be like doing a third Hangover movie. That didn’t go so well for you, did it?” President Obama joked, poking fun the trilogy starring Galifianakis and Bradley Cooper.

By the end of the interview, Obama revealed his real reason for sitting down the comedian: plugging his HealthCare.Gov website. “Oh, I’ve heard of that,” Galifianakis said. “That’s the thing that doesn’t work? Why would you get the guy that created the Zune to make your website?”

The entire exchange is hilarious. Check it out.

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Netflix’s ‘Step Sisters’ Is ‘Bring It On’ … But Way More Woke!

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Netflix is getting ready to “Bring It On” … in more ways than one. The streaming service’s new flick Step Sisters is reminiscent of the 90s dance film, but delves deeper into racial themes like cultural appropriation, tokenization and interracial dating.

In the film Megalyn Echikunwoke (Arrow) plays the president of a black sorority who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white sororities how to step for a charity competition. At first glimpse the film seems to be stepping into a can of worms — and had folks on Twitter up in arms, but the creators and cast told HipHollywood it isn’t about cultural appropriation but instead cultural exchange.

“There’s a strong political message, and there’s a lot of racial content,” said Nia Jervier. “But I think that the pill that may be difficult to swallow is dipped in honey, because it’s funny.”

What also helps is that producer/writers like Lena Waithe (Masters of None), Chuck Hayward (Dear White People) and Ben Cory Jones (Underground) are behind the project – so you know it’s woke.

“At the end of the day, Jamila the lead character in our minds she’s reaching over to show them a part of our culture. It doesn’t dilute our culture,” said Jones. ” And I love that we can take stepping and evolve that into issues of race and culture.”

Step Sisters begins streaming on Netflix January 20th.

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