Obamagirl Says 'We'll See' to Voting for Obama

Obama girl says 'we'll see' to voting for Obama during the state primary.


June 14, 2007 — -- Model/actress Amber Lee Ettinger, who depicts "Obamagirl" -- a lustful admirer of Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, in an increasingly popular music video posted online this week -- says she isn't sure if the presidential candidate will get her vote during the New York primary next year.

"We'll see," she says. "Maybe."

Not that she has any issues with the lanky Illinoisan.

"He's a nice guy," she says of the junior senator, "a genuinely nice guy."

The viral music video in which Ettinger stars, "I Got a Crush on Obama," has been seen by tens of thousands of viewers on Abcnews.com, Youtube, Revver and other sites since first posting Tuesday.

Ettinger says she signed up for the project after being contacted by Ben Relles, one of the writers of the song, who found her on a modeling website.

"I absolutely fell in love with the song," Ettinger say of the political slow jam that pokes affectionate fun at Obama's peronality-based campaign, co-written by Relles and song performer Leah Kauffman.

"It's getting an unbelievable amount of attention," she says on her cell phone in between local and cable TV interviews. "It's been really, really crazy," she says.

In her early 20s and of mixed Italian, German, Irish and Swedish descent, Ettinger has posed in Maxim, FHM, and Elle and has "done quite a few commercials," she says, referring ABC News to her website Amberleeonline.com for more information.

She was paid an undisclosed amount for the "Obamagirl" gig, she says.

"I get paid for my modeling and acting," she laughs. "It's how I pay my bills."

Ettinger says she's a registered voter, though she missed the last election because she was out of the country.

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