Obama says he was fired from Baskin Robbins at 15-- over a date

Were you fired from your first job for something you admittedly SHOULDN'T have done? Don't worry. It happened to the leader of the free world, too.

In an exclusive interview with Dish Nation host Rickey Smiley, President Barack Obama said he was fired from his job at Baskin Robbins at the age of 15-- and he deserved it.

"I was working at Baskin Robbins, I was 15 and it was one of my first jobs and I had to wear the apron and the cap and I met this girl who wanted to go out and it was when I was supposed to be on shift," Obama told Dish Nation.

"She looked really good, and I decided to go on the date instead…so I called in sick and I think the boss knew I wasn't sick. He said, ‘You need to re-examine your goals in life.' And he was right! I deserved it."

President Obama also revealed that someone in his house is loving FOX's new series, Empire.

"Michelle is real big on Empire. She's gotten really into it," Obama said.

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