SEE PICS! The Obamas and the Camerons light their Christmas trees

SEE PICS! The Obamas and the Camerons light their Christmas trees
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Michelle Obama – with a little help from the Muppets – switches on the Christmas lights in Washington while David Cameron lights up Downing Street

First Lady and fashion icon Michelle Obama was joined by her hubby – aka American president Barack Obama – and the Muppets cast, including Kermit the Frog, at the 89th annual tree-lighting ceremony in Washington DC.

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Michelle read “Twas the Night Before Christmas” (alternating lines with Kermit!), watched by Barack and their daughters Malia and Sasha, and Father Christmas. Brit singer Ellie Goulding performed at the event, as did the Black Eyed Peas.

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On this side of the pond, Prime Minister David Cameron was joined by Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton and Blue Peter badge winners as they switched on Downing Street’s white-and-silver Christmas tree lights.

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By Harriet Reuter Hapgood

 
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