Barack Obama explains 'dad moves' on David Letterman's new Netflix talk show

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Reclining in a chair, with a studio audience in a darkened theater in the background, a tieless Obama chats amiably with Letterman about the time he was invited on stage at a Prince concert several months before the musician's death.

Obama said the invitation to the dance floor surprised him "because she always mocks my dancing".

David Letterman is back, y'all.

The inaugural episode of the Netflix talk show, "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman", features a light chat with the former USA president that the streaming service previewed on Wednesday.

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In the clip, Obama continues to describes what "dad moves" consist of. "They start doing like karate kicks and all kinds of stuff". That prompts a roar of laughter from Letterman. The show will premiere new episodes monthly and will feature guests like George Clooney, Malala Yousafzai, Jay-Z, Tina Fey and Howard Stern.

The first episode of "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman" goes live Friday on Netflix.

Letterman's Netflix series debuts Friday, January 12th.

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