Even Obama didn’t make the cut for Chelsea’s wedding

July 29, 2010

Friends of Bill and Hillary Clinton who didn’t get invited to daughter Chelsea’s wedding now have something to take the sting off.

President Barack Obama didn’t get invited either (and the mother of the bride is a member of his Cabinet).

OBAMA/Barbara Walters asked him bluntly on ABC’s “The View” whether he was invited to the wedding of the year.

“I was not invited because I think that Hillary and Bill properly want to keep this as a thing for Chelsea and her soon-to-be husband,” Obama said.

And guess what? No one’s getting an invitation to the Obama daughters’ weddings either (they’re 12 and 9 right now). “I’m letting you guys know now, you all probably will not be invited to Malia’s wedding or Sasha’s.”

Have boys entered the picture yet? “Thankfully, NO,” Obama says quite firmly.

The latest news is that the FAA has declared a no-fly zone over the Rhinebeck, N.Y., area for a “VIP” from 3 p.m. Saturday until 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Obama joked that if he were attending the wedding, the security would have been a nightmare for the guests.

“I am not going and I have to say it would be tough enough having one president at a wedding, you don’t want two presidents at a wedding,” he said. “All the gifts are getting unwrapped and ripped up…”

Photo credit: Reuters/Kevin Lamarque (Obama on TV talk show “The View), Reuters/Mike Segar (wedding balloons at a storefront in Rhinebeck)

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