Pictures of him with Michelle-style bangs, quips about Jay-Z and sideswipes at the media and his political foes helped Barack Obama win laughs at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
The traditional send-up speech saw the President earn some laughter at his own expense but also land some funny blows against the media and the Republican Party.
The President opened with a soft joke about his time in office but increasingly moved onto more controversial territory - even joking about 'burning books with Michelle Bachmann'.
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On CNN he said: 'I admire the commitment to cover all sides of the story, just in case one of them happens to be accurate,"
On conspiracy theories about his past: 'I'm not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be.'
On his rap star pal's trip to Cuba: 'I've got 99 problems and now Jay Z is one'.
On working with the Republicans: 'Some folks still don’t think I spend enough time with Congress. ‘Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell?’ they ask. Really? Why don’t you get a drink with Mitch McConnell?'
On his comments that Kamala Harris was the best looking Attorney General: 'As you can imagine, I got in trouble when I got back home, Obama said. 'Who knew (Attorney General) Eric Holder was so sensitive?'