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    Pete Holmes Accidentally Told Malia Obama To Shut Up, And I Can Just Feel The Secondhand Embarrassment

    "I'm like, 'What is going on?'"

    This is Pete Holmes. He's a stand-up comedian who also created and starred on the HBO show Crashing.

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    Earlier this week, Pete appeared on Conan and talked about stand-up, Oscar snubs, and some of his most recent sets.

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    Conan asked Pete if he'd ever recognized people in the audience, and Pete actually said a lot of times when he's performing he doesn't even know when a famous person is sitting there.

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    Which sparked Pete's story about his most recent performance in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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    He was onstage doing his thing, and noticed two women in the audience were still "whispering, and laughing, and giggling."

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    So he tries to tell them to stop...but they didn't.

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    Then he really went off on them, hoping to get a laugh from the rest of the audience.

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    Spoiler alert: They didn't laugh.

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    And finally, after the show Pete realized why nobody laughed.

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    Pete was shocked. Conan was shocked. Even I was pretty shaken up after hearing that Pete Holmes told Malia Obama to "shut the fuck up."

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    And just in case you were wondering, Pete and Conan are on the same exact page about this whole thing.

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    So what do you think about this whole debacle? Let us know in the comments below!

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