President Barack Obama’s recent efforts to create buzz around Healthcare.gov became subject to a “Saturday Night Live” skit this weekend, with the late night comedy show exploring additional options the president could opt in on to promote his landmark health care law.
One of those options involved doing something promiscuous with pop star Justin Bieber: making out.
“We want you to kiss Justin Bieber on the lips,” an actor playing Obama’s social media manager said.
And, after initially saying there was “no way” he would sink to such a low, SNL’s Obama finally relented and gave in, agreeing to smooch the pop star.
“Sir, that was beautiful,” the social media guru said after the kiss.
Earlier in the skit, SNL’s Obama also agreed to snapping an Instagram photo wearing Pharrell’s hat and holding up a Healthcare.gov sign, as well as snapping a selfie for Twitter with Batkid and Kim Kardashian.
The SNL skit comes after the president received criticism earlier this month for appearing on comedian Zach Galifianakis’ “Between Two Ferns” show to create buzz around his signature health care law.
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