After Morman noted that he’d worn his Air Force One Nike’s in No. 44’s honor, Obama joked that he didn’t show up to the chat with sneakers on because he didn’t want to “look like the old guy in the club.” Drake, who is no stranger to acting thanks to his years on DeGrassi: The Next Generation, has not shied away from the potentially intimidating gig, either.
“I hope somebody makes a movie about Obama’s life soon because I could play him,” Drizzy reportedly told Paper magazine in 2010. “That’s the goal. I watch all the addresses. Any time I see him on TV, I don’t change the channel. I definitely pay attention and listen to the inflections of his voice. If you ask anyone who knows me, I’m pretty good at impressions.”
The interview also had the former commander-in-chief weighing in on what he sees as the skewed journalistic standards of right-wing media outlets, his struggle to think of anything Trump has done “well” during his divisive four years in office, and whether Trump — who has continued to pursue fruitless legal challenges to the election while refusing to concede to Biden — will have to pack his bags and make way for No. 46 on Jan. 20. “Oh, he’s gonna leave the White House,” he said.
Watch the full interview below.