VIDEO: Former U.S. President Dancing With R2-D2 and Stormtroopers

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Former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama were once caught dancing with fan-favorite Star Wars droid, R2-D2, and Stormtroopers.

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A video is resurfacing on TikTok that shows the Obama’s dancing to “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars alongside R2-D2 and stormtroopers. The video begins with Michelle Obama yelling “This is my favorite song, how did you know?” quickly followed by former President Obama saying, “Come on Stormtroooper, come on!” right before an entire dance party breaks out.

You can view the full TikTok here:


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♬ Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars) – Mark Ronson

Barack Obama served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017 while Michelle Obama served as the first African-American First Lady.

For Star Wars fans who wish to have the chance to dance with Stormtroopers themselves, be sure to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort. The Star Wars-themed land is home to two unique attractions, Rise of the Resistance and Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run.

Galaxy's Edge
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Guests visiting the land may also bump into characters from the Star Wars saga including Stormtroopers, Chewbacca, Rey, and more. Disney Parks describes this land at Disney World and Disneyland as:

Discover Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort, where you can live out your own Star Wars story, fly the Millennium Falcon and explore a remote outpost where adventure awaits.

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