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People Are Defending Malia Obama After She Was Attacked For Smoking

"Let Malia Obama live."

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A video purportedly from the festival shows the 18-year-old holding something to her mouth and smoking it. Other people dance in the foreground.

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The teen recently graduated from the exclusive Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC, and is heading to Harvard University next year for college after taking a gap year.

The president has said he smoked weed in his youth.


The White House did not respond to a request for comment from BuzzFeed News.

David Mack contributed to this article.

Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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