While making an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers last week, the Age of Adaline star recalled the first time she met President Barack Obama...and completely embarrassed herself.
Blake dished on a recent time she was invited to a dinner with the POTUS, saying, "I had my whole speech planned," for when she was finally able to speak to him. Instead of impressing him with everything she had to say, the actress froze up when he approached her, only able to squeeze out the word "hope."
"It was just like me summoning hope for myself," she said with a laugh. "I was awful...the only thing I could think of was that he'd left my husband a voicemail when he was running for president. So, I said 'you left my husband a voicemail'...and he was like...'cool'...and I said 'and he deleted it.'"
"And then it got worse," she said, continued to giggle. "I was like 'he deleted it because you were only a senator then...he didn't know you would be president then...umm...can you leave my husband a voice mail.'"
Still, it got worse. After she said that to President Obama, he asked her where her phone was. She told him all of the phones were confiscated, and joked that he should get it back since he's the President. Obama then started yelling for security to bring her her phone. Several people in the room were mortified, telling her she wasn't supposed to ask for it back.
"He ended up leaving my husband an incredibly hilarious and ball busting voicemail," she said, adding that she has photos to prove that the moment continued to get even more awkward after that.
Check out the video above for Blake's story about that and another awkward moment with Anna Wintour.
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