02:35 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 05/14/2014 10:00AM
Originally posted 04/21/2014 06:20PM
Thousands turned out for the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, and the big bunny wasn't the only furry face people were clamoring to see.
First dogs Sunny and Bo Obama were two of the famous names on hand for the event, which also featured appearances by singer Ariana Grande and Jim Carrey.
According to The Washington Post, the crowd screamed when they laid eyes on the pups, who donned red leashes on the South Lawn where more than 30,000 guests were invited by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to enjoy egg hunting, face painting and obstacle courses.
Originally posted 02/11/2014 02:15PM
As the White House readies itself for Tuesday night's State Dinner in honor of French president Francois Hollande, First Dogs Bo and Sunny are getting ready, too – by brushing up on their French.
In a Twitter photo shared by First Lady Michelle Obama, the dogs are seen sitting ever-so-politely at an ornately decorated table with a caption that reads: "Bone appétit!"
Originally posted 01/20/2014 10:30AM
The singer shares adorable photos of her and her daughter as they tour the First Family's home
Originally posted 12/05/2013 11:40AM
We've all been there: Christmastime makes everything more intense and everything is just emotional and then someone's in your way and ...
Okay, we're not going to accuse junior first dog Sunny Obama of going all Grinch on a 2-year-old at Wednesday's White House holiday celebration. We would never imply that little Ashtyn Gardner was anything but lovely before she took the tumble to top all tumbles – the fall to dethrone Jennifer Lawrence as the Queen of Highly Public Falls. She definitely did not – just speculating – poke fun at his dark chocolate replica featured in the annual gingerbread display. She would never.
Either way, what went down at the decor unveiling could totally sabotage Sunny's approval rating. As the children of military families gathered for a day of crafts and festive fun, Gardner's well-intentioned run-in with Sunny turned into the stuff Michelle Obama's nightmares are made of.
To be fair, Sunny only startled the tot, who then stepped back and tripped over a walker (watch below). Still, we know you're new here Sunny. We know it's your first Christmas in the White House. But you're doing it wrong.
Originally posted 11/30/2013 09:45AM
The holiday season just got a little merrier at the White House.
First lady Michelle Obama, along with daughters Malia, 15, and Sasha, 12, received a special delivery on Friday morning: an 18.5 ft. Christmas tree.
With dogs Sunny and Bo on hand, the dressed-up family – sans the President – had smiles on their faces as a horse-drawn carriage pulled up to the North Portico of the executive mansion with its precious cargo.
Originally posted 08/21/2013 01:25PM
It's the new addition heard 'round the world: On Monday evening, the Obamas announced they had added another dog to their furry family, 1-year-old Sunny.
But just one day into her life as a public figure, and it seems Sunny is less-than-thrilled with the attention. In recent photographs shared on Instagram by Pete Souza, the official photographer of the White House, the Portuguese water pup appears to be saying, "No photos please!"
Originally posted 08/19/2013 08:35PM
The White House is going to the dogs!
The Obama family announced on Instagram Monday evening that they've added to the four-legged part of their family, welcoming a new pup, Sunny. The 1-year-old female was born in Michigan last June, and arrived at the White House today, according to whitehouse.gov. Just like big brother Bo, she is a Portuguese water dog – a hypoallergenic breed that won't trigger 15-year-old First Daughter Malia's allergies.
Originally posted 08/17/2013 02:15PM
Katy Perry's "Roar" was released this week, and everyone seemed to be a fan – even her cat, Kitty Purry.
Well, maybe not everyone.
As Sara Bareilles fans (and other people with ears) quickly pointed out, the song sounds a lot like the singer's own "Brave." And Katy's not the only one channeling another this week.
Read on for the Bar Mitzvah kid embracing his inner J.Lo, the impressionist who channeled 19 divas, and more of best, most random things online.
Originally posted 08/13/2013 01:00PM
When Gretchen Wieners tried to coin the word "fetch," we don't think she meant it literally.
But nonetheless, nine years after the release of Mean Girls, her fans are still carrying the torch on her behalf – and that includes First Dog Bo.
"Bo, stop trying to make fetch happen," quipped the official Twitter of the White House on Tuesday, sharing a photo of the Portuguese water dog sitting patiently with a tennis ball in his mouth.
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