Obama Shakes Hands 'Fresh Prince' Style On C-SPAN (VIDEO)

08/25/2011 08:45 am ET | Updated Oct 25, 2011

A video of President Obama doing an awesome job of shaking someone's hand has been making the rounds on sites like Buzzfeed, but no one can seem to remember the fateful day when our Commander-in-Chief did a full-blown "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" style reenactment on C-SPAN. Wouldn't it have been bigger news?

People on Reddit are saying the video's a fake, and of course they're right, but that doesn't make it any less perfect.

The clip is actually from a bit Jay Leno did at the 2010 Correspondents' Dinner, but when it's separated from the contextualizing intro, it does look pretty real.

At the end of the day, who doesn't want a secret handshake with the president? Even if it is pretend.


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