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Quoted: Drake wants to star in President Obama biopic (photo comparison)

No wonder you never see them in photos together: Drake, left (Anthony Mandler); Barack Obama (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)

"I just pay attention so when the day comes I'm not scrambling to learn how to speak like him."

-- Drake, the actor-turned-rapper, telling Paper Magazine that he's studying all of the president's TV appearances in preparation for the day when someone might ask him to play Barack Obama in a movie.

(In hindsight, we realize Drizzy's been lobbying for this role for a while....)

(Left: Shepard Fairey/National Portrait Gallery)

By The Reliable Source  |  July 20, 2010; 2:34 PM ET
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LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!! I guess delusional is a necessary qualification before becoming a music star.

Posted by: forgetthis | July 20, 2010 3:27 PM | Report abuse

How about Will Smith? Drizzy Drake does resemble the Prez but Will is older..resembles Obama.. and has them big ears.. can we say another 20 Mil Blockbuster for Will? **Yuuup**

Posted by: TheFuture2009 | July 20, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

So many get Obama's voice wrong.

They should study Walter Cronkite.

Posted by: dadada | July 21, 2010 3:48 PM | Report abuse

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