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Obama loves ‘Fleabag’–and people are losing it over him seeing that NSFW scene

'Obama watches Fleabag and has now watched a posh British woman wank over him.'


Rachel Kiley


Posted on Dec 29, 2019   Updated on May 19, 2021, 7:18 pm CDT

Former President Barack Obama shared his list of favorite movies and TV shows from 2019, and one, in particular, has caught the attention of everyone who watched it.

Fleabag: Season 2, as listed in Obama’s tweet, has become well known as “the one with the hot priest.” But in most cases, if you watched season 2, you watched season 1.

And if you watched season 1, you probably remember that a few minutes into the pilot episode, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s character gets caught by her boyfriend masturbating to Obama giving a speech.

It’s an iconic scene. Her laptop is shaking as Obama goes on about the dangers of populism, and then her boyfriend finally pops up from the other side of the bed only to realize what she’s doing and breaks up with her right then and there.

People were quick to jump on the fact that Obama, claiming to have loved season 2 of the popular BBC show, has almost definitely watched this scene. And we’re all shook.

“This is the unexpected content that we needed in 2019,” Eugene Gu tweeted. “Also, grateful that nobody will make a similar scene about Trump.” (Gu was among those who sued President Trump for blocking them on Twitter and won.)


“I am crying that obama watches fleabag and has now watched a posh british woman wank over him,” Twitter user @Kav_Kaushik wrote.

Even the official Twitter account for Fleabag took note of the nod.

So if you want to be on Obama’s list of favorite media next year, well, now you know what you have to do.



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*First Published: Dec 29, 2019, 4:36 pm CST