Obama Tapes CNN Food Show Appearance While In Vietnam

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Steve Guest Media Reporter
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While in Hanoi, Vietnam, President Barack Obama taped a segment for CNN’s “Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,” a travelogue documentary series.

Obama has recently criticized presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump by insisting that the presidency “is not entertainment — this is not a reality show.” (VIDEO: Trump Convention Manager: Presidency Is ‘Ultimate Reality Show’)

According to Politico, a CNN spokesperson said that Obama and Bourdain’s “conversation will be featured in an upcoming episode of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, returning for its eighth season in September.” (RELATED: Obama Doesn’t Think The Presidency Is A Reality Show)

“Bourdain will explore the purpose of the President’s trip and his interest in the people, food and culture of Vietnam,” according to CNN. (RELATED: Obama Scraps Vietnam Arms Embargo After Almost 50 Years)

Obama has appeared on multiple reality TV shows during his presidency including NBC’s “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”, where he flew on Air Force One to Alaska to highlight his concern for climate change. Other shows include “Between Two Ferns” with and “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” with Jerry Seinfeld.

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