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  • - You're doing something new at the White House

  • for the Easter Egg Roll, right?

  • - Yeah, well, in honor of the fifth anniversary

  • I've issued this challenge.

  • We're calling it "Gimme Five."

  • And we're using the hashtag "Gimme Five" on social media.

  • And we're asking folks all across the country

  • to give me five ways they're leading a healthy life.

  • We've got a lot of celebrities involved.

  • Beyonce gave me five.

  • And Ryan Seacrest.

  • And Nick Jonas.

  • And even the astronauts on the space shuttle,

  • the international space shuttle got involved.

  • And we're gonna take over the Easter Egg Roll this year

  • with a Gimme Five dance.

  • And actually the "So You Think You Can Dance" all-stars...

  • - Right.

  • - Are coming to the Easter Egg Roll

  • to teach the whole South Lawn this dance.

  • And I have actually challenged this woman right here

  • to learn the Gimme Five dance.

  • - Right.

  • - And I hear you have sort of been practicing.

  • - I've been practicing somewhat.

  • I'm very busy. Very, very busy.

  • And I'm not really good at choreography.

  • I'm more of a free style, kinda street dancer.

  • - You're more street?

  • - I'm more street. - Yeah, yeah.

  • - But, you know, I have tried to learn the dance.

  • - Uh-huh.

  • - And so if that's your challenge--

  • You have learned the dance, I assume?

  • - Yeah, I've been--

  • You know, I'm busy too, you know?

  • - Okay. - But I've taken--

  • You know, backstage I just sorta looked over,

  • you know, and I thought,

  • hmm, yeah, maybe we can do this.

  • If you're up for the challenge.

  • - Yeah, the thing is your people said

  • you've been practicing for a year, so...

  • - My people?

  • You think I have people?

  • - Yeah, there were so many people.

  • Everyone was telling me. - No.

  • - Well, listen, I'm in better shape than you,

  • so what we'll do is--

  • [laughter]

  • I mean, we know that from the push-up competition.

  • - Clearly.

  • No, no, I won the push-up competition.

  • - You did not win. - I absolutely did.

  • - You cheated. - I did not!

  • - Okay, let's not-- You're pretty.

  • - Well, we can see.

  • - All right, let's-- No, let's--

  • - We can see. - No.

  • - Here, now.

  • - A push-up competition again?

  • - No, no. The Gimme Five--

  • - Oh, look how scared you were of that.

  • Did you see? - No, no, I'm--

  • Look, look-- - You went, "No!"

  • All right, look--no.

  • - Don't make me take off my jacket.

  • - All right.

  • - Don't make me take off my jacket.

  • - All right.

  • All right, the dance.

  • - The dance.

  • - All right, so we'll take a break,

  • and we will do the dance.

  • - All right, let's do it. - All right, we'll be back.

  • All right, we're back

  • with the First Lady of the United States,

  • and you have--I don't know if you created this dance or--

  • - I did not. - Okay.

  • But you know it very well.

  • You've rehearsed it, you've practiced it.

  • And it's part of the Let's Move! campaign.

  • - Yes. - It's important to move.

  • It's important to dance, so...

  • - I got the dance steps

  • the same time you got the dance steps,

  • so don't even try it.

  • [cheers and applause]

  • - All right. - Don't try to set it up.

  • - All right. - You just gotta...

  • - We brought in some help for this dance.

  • Please welcome mentors tWitch and Travis Wall

  • along with the "So You Think You Can Dance" dancers.

  • [cheers and applause]

  • - Whoo!

  • - Yeah. - Yeah.

  • - Hey! - Whoo, whoo, whoo!

  • - All right.

  • - All right. - Ooh!

  • - Okay, you ready? - Yeah.

  • - I'm ready. - Hit it.

  • [Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" begins]

  • - Here we go, y'all.

  • - Ah, oh, wait, wait, wait.

  • - Wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait.

  • Wait.

  • - Lost my mic pack. - Microphone.

  • Oh, I coulda taken you down.

  • - Oh, wait.

  • - You see? Yeah.

  • It was that hip thrust.

  • It was that [imitating song].

  • - Is it gonna stay? - Yeah.

  • - 'Cause there is some hip thrusting.

  • - Yes, there is.

  • - So... - There's a lot.

  • - There's a lot of it, so... - All right.

  • Hey, if my mic falls I may stop it.

  • [laughter]

  • All right, let's try it again.

  • Hit it.

  • [Mark Ronson's "Uptown Funk" begins]

  • [cheers and applause]

  • - Here we go.

  • - [singing] This hit, that ice cold

  • Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold

  • This one for them hood girls

  • Them good girls, straight masterpieces

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • Saturday night and we in the spot

  • Don't believe me, just watch

  • Don't believe me, just watch

  • Stop, wait a minute

  • Harlem, Hollywood

  • Jackson, Mississippi

  • If we show up, we gonna show out

  • Smoother than a fresh dry skippy

  • Break it down

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • Girls hit your hallelujah, whoo

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • 'Cause uptown funk gonna give it to you

  • Saturday night and we in the spot

  • Don't believe me, just watch

  • - Whoo!

  • [cheers and applause]

  • - [singing] Don't believe me, just watch

  • [cheers and applause]

  • - Yes.

  • Be sure to check out the First Lady and these guys

  • doing the dance live at the White House Easter Egg Roll,

  • April 6th.

  • I wanna challenge everyone at home to learn that dance too

  • and upload it to Ellentube.

  • For more information about Let's Move!

  • and the Gimme Five challenge, go to our website.

  • We'll be right back.

  • [cheers and applause]

  • [dance music]

  • Uh-oh.

  • Did you wanna see more videos?

  • Hold on.

  • - These two girls got up in the middle of my Q&A and left.

  • And I have a microphone--

  • Oh, you--

  • [laughter and cheering]

- You're doing something new at the White House

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    rachel6433   posted on 2015/04/09
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