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Booted Obama impersonator defends performance at GOP gathering

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(CNN) — The Obama impersonator who stole the show at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans this past weekend is speaking out against reports that he was yanked from the stage because of his controversial performance.

Comedian Reggie Brown told CNN’s Kyra Phillips Monday that it was the length of his performance – not its content – that led organizers to escort him off of the stage, but acknowledged some of his jokes may have touched a nerve with the Republican crowd.

“I do believe that I was over my time by a few minutes,” Brown said. “And I also believe that the material was starting to get to a point to where maybe they started to, you know, feel uncomfortable with where it was going. But I was just doing my thing.”

Full story: Booted Obama impersonator defends performance at GOP gathering – chicagotribune.com

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