John Legend, Kerry Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio & More Pay Tribute to Obama in Farewell Video
From dancing with the President to the passing of the Affordable Care Act, Hollywood reflected on their favorite moments of President Barack Obama's last eight year's in office in a farewell video. The tribute, posted by The White House and titled Yes We Can: People Share Their Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency, featured tributes from Leondardo DiCaprio, Tom Hanks, Kerry Washington, Jerry Seinfeld, John Legend and more.
"Knocking on the Oval Office window," said Seinfeld of his favorite Obama moment. "That probably was the peak of my entire existence."
Gloria Steinem and Kerry Washington expressed that Obama gave them a sense of belonging.
"You felt those first three words of the Constitution, 'We the People.' It was one of those first times in my life that I felt that I was really part of that 'we,'" said Kerry Washington.
"It’s the first time in my life I felt the White House belonged to everybody," said Steinem.
Samuel L. Jackson recalled a personal connection to the passing of the Affordable Care Act, which helped his family get the medical attention they needed. When it came to global issues, Tom Hanks praised Obama's work with Cuba while Leonardo Dicaprio reflected on the president's support for climate change.
"When I was at the UN and I heard our President say that climate change is the most important issue facing not only this generation but all future generations. It was inspiring," said DiCaprio.
Ellen DeGeneres expressed she loved her CVS shopping experience with First Lady Michelle Obama and shouted out Barack for being a great dancer.
And when it comes to what blew Kobe Bryant away, the former NBA star expressed it was Obama's mic drop at the end of last year's White House Correspondents' dinner when he ended his speech saying, "Obama out."
This article originally appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.