YouTube Stars Interview President Obama

The president sat down with three YouTube stars in an effort to connect with the millennial audience.
2:07 | 01/23/15

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We turn to an unconventional presidential interview. Three youtube stars invited the white house for a face-to-face with president Obama. All about connecting the president with a younger audience. ABC's Reena ninan has the details. Reporter: Youtube, land of viral videos extreme stunts, singing cops. ? Shake it off ? Reporter: But one-on-one interviews with the president of the United States. If you had any superpower what would it be? I'd love to speak any language. Reporter: Obama sitting down Thursday with three youtube celebrities. Hey, guys. Reporter: Bethany Mota with 8 million loyal fan, also a semifinalist on "Dancing with the stars." Hello, this is glozell. Reporter: The most followed african-american woman. Reporter: And hank green, self-proclaimed internet entrepreneur. The interview streamed live an effort by the white house to connect with the millennial audience. I never really followed politics that much. You're not the only one. Reporter: The unlikely interviewers not shying away from topics. Education as a whole more affordable for students. How do you justify dealing with the Castros? When you do something over and over again for 50 years and it doesn't work, it's time to try something new. We'll do a quick lightning round. Reporter: But the exchanges prompting some more, hmm, colorful moments. So I have green lipsticks, one for your first wife -- My first wife? I mean -- Do you know something I don't? Oh, oh, for the first lady. One for the first lady. And the first children. Oh. Can you take a self if I with me. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Reena ninan. Bethany Mota will get my girls. They won't watch my interviews but Bethany Mota, sure, yeah. And you love the green lipstick. Yes, that was a nice touch actually. I thought I wonder if the president could imagine that moment but he's reaching to people who might not otherwise have heard what he had to say. Look, it got 680,000 views just in the time since the interview so might be working.

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