President Obama, British prime minister take selfie at Mandela service

12/10/2013 11:46 AM

12/10/2013 12:03 PM

Whew! We’re not the only ones who can’t resist a good selfie. Only we’re not the President of the United States – or the British prime minister – doing it in front of the whole world.

Yep, there was President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron caught posing for a selfie Tuesday at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service at Johannesburg's FNB Stadium.

The woman taking the cell phone pic, with an able assist from the president, is Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.

The three mugged for the camera as First Lady Michelle Obama sat nearby, somberly paying attention to the service.

Was the selfie appropriate?

We’ll let the first lady’s face answer



Apparently it was a day for picture-taking. Former president George W. Bush posted a photo of himself with Bono on Instagram.


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