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In an episode of the latest Carpool Karaoke show, actor Will Smith revealed that former U.S. president Barack Obama would be happy that he play him in a movie.

The actor wasn't joking when he told host James Corden about the revelation.  Smith said that he was approached about playing the former president, and has discussed the possibility with Obama himself.

Smith told Corden that Obama approved of the casting, saying: “He felt confident that I had the ears for the role.” Watch the full video below, or skip to 4:30 for the conversation about Obama.

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