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Malia Obama Was A Model Intern Because She's Malia Obama

"You’re smarter than me. Let’s just be done with this." —Lena Dunham

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Remember in 2015, when America's favorite 18-year-old, Malia Obama, interned on the set of HBO's Girls?

Malia Obama hangs with Lena Dunham on the set of "Girls" in Brooklyn

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Now that Obama is no longer in the White House, Girls creator Lena Dunham and showrunner Jenni Konner are able to spill the beans — and they did just that on Monday's episode of The Howard Stern Show.

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"She's an angel. Obviously, we weren’t making her go get our coffee," Dunham said. "But she wanted to do all the jobs — that was the cool thing.”

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Konner said she trained under the writer's assistant, "taking down the improv, so we can use it in the next shots," aka WHAT INTERN GETS TO DO THAT??

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But there were certain aspects of the show Malia couldn't be a part of. “Because of her age at the time, we couldn’t do the graphic sex scenes around her if we wanted to," Konner said.


And yes, there was Secret Service — everywhere.

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Dunham said Secret Service wouldn't let her in her bathroom while Malia was in there. "I was like, ‘I know her. It’s fine. I’m just going to go in there and pee.'” But it wasn't going to happen.

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And shocker, Malia is smart as fuck.

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"I once asked her favorite movie, and she went, 'Well, do you want me to list it by favorite director, writer, or cinematographer?'" Dunahm said. "And I was like, ‘You’re smarter than me. Let’s just be done with this.'"

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Good luck with your next internship with Harvey Weinstein, Malia! We know you'll kill it.

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