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More on First Lady Obama and Daughters Visit to Set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

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Posted by: sue
June 10, 2009, 06:05 PM

Yesterday, multiple media reports stated that the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, and her two daughters were to visit the set of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows today.  As noted yesterday afternoon, a publicist for the Harry Potter films stated to ABC News  that she was not aware of any visit planned. However today, the AP is reporting that a spokesperson for Michelle Obama confirmed that while in London "Mrs Obama and her daughters had been in London and had visited the famous clock tower at the Houses of Parliament that houses the Big Ben bell, along with Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and a Harry Potter set." The Times has more on what the set visit included, as they reported the family enjoyed "a party on the set of the final instalments of the boy-wizard series.The trip was an eighth birthday treat for the Obamas' younger daughter, Sasha, although Malia, 10, also went along for the ride...Sources close to the Leavesden studios, in an old Rolls-Royce factory near Watford, said that the author JK Rowling - who sat next to Mrs Obama during the G20 banquet in Downing Street - was also attending today" Update: There is more from the Watford Observer, which reports: "First Family arrived on site at about 1pm and were taken on a tour of the set before celebrating with author J K Rowling and a large group of youngsters. Young Sasha and sister Malia, 10, both avid Harry Potter fans, were then treated to a surprise visit by star Daniel Radcliffe. The source said Mrs Obama, who had her hair tied back in a bun, looked ‘very elegant’. This birthday party on the set of Harry Potter was confirmed to MSNBC by the spokesperson for the office of the First Lady.

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3703 Points

So. Golly. Gee. LUCKY!

Posted by Christine on June 10, 2009, 06:21 PM report to moderator
276 Points

Executive privilege …

Posted by Fonty on June 10, 2009, 06:41 PM report to moderator
180 Points

God, I wish I would get a present like that! ;O;

Posted by CissyMalfoy on June 10, 2009, 07:00 PM report to moderator
523 Points

if only to be a First Daughter……they’re cool girls.

Posted by Phlegm dela Coeur on June 10, 2009, 07:05 PM report to moderator
9124 Points

That must’ve been really fun for all of them! :D I hope that they all had a great time!

3455 Points

lucky ducks!!!!!!!

Posted by Catherine ( *SQUEE!*) on June 10, 2009, 07:18 PM report to moderator
43 Points

lucky. i want my dad to be president. (: i would soooo take advantage of that.

Posted by fearlesshpfreak on June 10, 2009, 07:18 PM report to moderator
3526 Points

benefits of being a first daughter i suppose

Posted by DesQueJteVois on June 10, 2009, 07:20 PM report to moderator
115 Points


Posted by soso on June 10, 2009, 07:22 PM report to moderator
686 Points

If only I was the son of the president!

Posted by Harry89 !ROAR! on June 10, 2009, 07:29 PM report to moderator
730 Points

I wonder what Houses all of the Obamas belong to??

Posted by RavenclawDancer on June 10, 2009, 07:51 PM report to moderator
64 Points

so lucky! i wish my dad was president.

Posted by makandcheese on June 10, 2009, 08:10 PM report to moderator
38 Points

Wish I could have done that. I’m so jealous.

Posted by GinnyMollyPotter on June 10, 2009, 08:15 PM report to moderator
2661 Points

Wow, great birthday gift!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on June 10, 2009, 10:19 PM report to moderator
1980 Points

wow! i whish i had a birthday gift like that.

Posted by floridianhp*ROAR* on June 10, 2009, 10:39 PM report to moderator
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