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Famous Friends of Barack Obama

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As the leader of the free world, you're guaranteed to collect some big names as friends. This list of famous people who are friends with Barack Obama, proves that it's good to be in charge. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Barack Obama, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Barack Obama.

From the people who have had a falling out with Barack Obama to Barack Obama's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Barack Obama has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Barack Obama's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Barack Obama's friends that much better.

Would you like to be friends with  Charlize Theron, George Clooney and Leo DiCaprio? All you have to do is win a presidential election.This list answers the questions, "Who are Barack Obama's bros?" and "Which celebrities is Barack Obama friends with?"
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    The Sex and the City actress hosted several Obama fundraisers at her New York home, and also recently worked with Michelle Obama to highlight the employment needs of military spouses.

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    • Gwen Stefani hosted a fundraiser for Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. She hosted the First Lady and the children of some wealthy donors as a $2,500 per person "play date."

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      • The Desperate Housewives star was named one of the co-chairs for President Obama's re-election campaign.She was also tapped to provide advice on reaching out to Latino communities.

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          Alicia Keys has performed at many Obama events, even going so far as to slightly tweak the lyrics of her hit "Girl on Fire", changing them to "Obama's on fire" at his 2013 inauguration party.

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