Meryl Streep in awe of Barack Obama

January 10th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS  

Barack Obama London, Jan 9 (IANS) Veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep has admitted that the only person she has been star-struck by is US President Barack Obama.
Streep, 60, usually maintains her composure when she meets other actors she respects, but she has admitted that she was in awe of US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama when she went to White House, reports

“I went to the White House and was star-struck by our president and first lady. Although I was also impressed by Bruce Springsteen who was there as well,” said Streep.

Streep also believes that Barack is more than capable of making the right political choices for the US.

“I think it is thrilling to have someone who is thoughtful and can articulate with a certain amount of passion and dispassion, the necessary choices that we have in the world,” she said.

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