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Nervous Paul Rudd Didn't Get Obama's Joke

December 16, 2010 (7:38 am) GMT
When visiting the White House, the actor was so nervous to meet the U.S. President that he didn't realize he was making a joke.
Paul Rudd

Actor was left red-faced during a recent meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama - after failing to pick up on a joke. The "" star took in a tour of the White House with his movie co-star while shooting new romantic comedy "" in Washington, D.C. and they were treated to a meet-and-greet with the top politician.

But the actor messed up the big moment by mistaking a quip cracked by the President for a serious comment. Rudd explains, "We were in the Oval Office and I'd just broken into a sweat. I was nervous..."

"He said, 'Who do you play (in the film)?' And I said, 'I play this guy, he's getting indicted...' And he goes, 'Oh, so you're playing a congressman?' And I was so nervous that I said, 'Actually, no, I'm in a business with my father...' And he says, 'That was a joke.' I'm like, 'Oh God, of course it was!' "

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