Watch: Hollywood celebrities, activists featured in emotional farewell video to President Obama

Watch: Hollywood celebrities, activists featured in emotional farewell video to President Obama
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio. (Image source: YouTube)

Hollywood celebrities and activists recently came together to emotionally memorialize President Barack Obama’s presidency by creating a new video in conjunction with the White House.

The video is titled, “Yes We Can: Your Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency,” and features celebrities like Tom Hanks, Ellen DeGeneres, John Legend, Jerry Seinfeld, Leonardo DiCaprio, among others, where they share their favorite “Obama moments.”

“Knocking on the Oval Office window, I would say, that was probably the peak of my entire existence,” Seinfeld says in the video.

“When he just changed all of the rules on the table in regards to Cuba, with the most succinct motivation imaginable, which is: what we’ve been doing hasn’t worked,” Hanks added.

“When I was at the U.N. and I heard our president say that climate change is the most important issue facing, not only this generation but also future generations, it was inspiring,” DiCaprio said.

“The CVS experience with Michelle (Obama) was pretty cool and dancing with Barack at his birthday party. And he’s a good dancer. He should not get any flack for that — you’re a good dancer,” DeGeneres shared.

“I never cried before, from an election result,” Legend said, laughing.

“The moment that we got the Affordable Care Act passed,” actor Samuel L. Jackson explained.

Famed basketball player Michael Jordon explained that Obama is the “Jackie Robinson” of politics — in his opinion at least.

Watch the entire video below:

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