'You don't need eight women around you twerking' - Barack Obama

Barack Obama says young men don't need to surround themselves with women to be confident with their sexuality.

The former President was speaking as part of an event for My Brother's Keeper, a charity he started for boys from minority groups after the 2012 shooting of Trayvon Martin.

He was taking questions alongside Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry when he made the comments in response to a question from the audience about being a man.

"If you are very confident about your sexuality, you don't have to have eight women around you twerking," he said.

"Cause I've got one woman who I'm very happy with. And she's a strong woman."

Obama married Michelle Obama in 1992 and has publically complimented her several times in the past.

He gate-crashed a talk she was giving at a conference in Pennsylvania in 2017 with a message to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.

"I had to crash this party because today we've been married for 25 years," he said.

"Now, the idea that you would even put up with me for a quarter of a century is a remarkable testament to what a saintly, wonderful, patient person you are."


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