Are you looking for a new First Boyfriend? After transferring at the University of Southern California Sasha ObamaIs a reportedly dating writer and director Clifton Powell Jr.
The former first daughter, 20 was first spotted with the UC Santa Barbara alum 24 on Wednesday, April 20, while on a Los Angeles walk. The Daily Mail. Though the pair didn’t show any PDA during their outing, they were photographed smiling at one another and heading off in the same car after their walk.
Just one day prior to the first link between the duo, Michelle ObamaDuring an appearance on, she teased that her daughters were actually dating. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “They loved the Jonas Brothers. Now they are bringing grown men home,” the BecomingThe Tuesday, April 19 episode featured a joking author, 58. “Before it was just, like, pop bands. They now have boyfriends and real life. They have grown up right before our very eyes.”
The former First Lady also thought about the quarantining she did with her daughters during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It was an extra special treat to have them. That little bit of time,” Michelle explained. “Because being with them as adults, it’s fun! They are so special to me at every age. … They are doing well and they are just amazing young women.”
Sasha isn’t the only one who comes from a prominent family. Powell is the son actor Powell Clifton Powell Sr.He has appeared as a star in films like Ray, Rush HourAnd the Tupac biopic. All Eyez on Me. The father-son duo has also collaborated on several projects, including a film that Powell’s younger brother co-wrote.
“In the writers room with my Son Clifton Powell Jr,” the actor, 66, wrote via Instagram in February 2020. “What an Amazing Feeling when you can hire your son as a writer to work on your [next] movie project. There is nothing more rewarding as a Father and as a Man.”
The Obamas have yet to reveal how they feel about Sasha’s potential new boyfriend, but they have given 23-year-old MaliaHer partner her seal of approval. In December 2020, Barack Obama revealed the family were joined by their elder daughter’s boyfriend, Rory FarquharsonFor a part of their time in quarantine, they were pregnant. (The couple met while Harvard students in 2017.
“I think, [like] a lot of families, we went through that first month where we were playing games every night and doing little arts and crafts projects and then slowly, you know, they started to get a little bored with us,” he said during an appearance on “The Bill Simmons Podcast” at the time. “Maybe teaching Malia and Sasha, and Malia’s boyfriend who was with us for a little while, spades.”
The 44th president, 60, continued: “He’s British … wonderful young man, and he was sort of stuck because there was a whole visa thing and he had a job set up. So we took him in and I didn’t want to like him, but he’s a good kid.”
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