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US admirer flirts with 'hottie' Obama in restaurant

U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Luann Haley
Mr Obama hugged Luann Haley in front of the television cameras

US President Barack Obama was taken by surprise by the advances of an admirer during an impromptu visit to a restaurant in New York state.

Diner Luann Haley stopped Mr Obama in his tracks with her comment: "You're a hottie with a smokin' little body."

The president hugged the 45-year-old but warned that First Lady Michelle Obama would be watching.

With a glance at the TV cameras, Ms Haley said: "That's all right. Hi, Michelle - eat your heart out!"

The spicy lunchtime encounter took place in New York state at Duff's Famous Wings, an eatery known for its Buffalo wings, a popular local chicken dish.

Mr Obama was later to deliver a speech on the economy in the hard-hit industrial city of Buffalo.



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