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Even the White House Is Weighing In on LeBron's Return to Cleveland

Jul 11 2014 - 12:15pm

With news that LeBron James is returning to Cleveland [1], several stars have chimed in on the conversation — and so has the White House. During a press briefing on Friday morning, White House press secretary Josh Earnest was asked what the president thought of LeBron's choice, and he acknowledged that Obama is a "big fan" of LeBron. He added, "The fact that he's made this decision I think is a testament to the kind of values he has incorporated into his life and that he says he's interested in instilling in his children. So I think it's a pretty powerful statement about the value of a place that you consider home." Watch the video below for his full statement, and keep reading to see more celebrities' reactions to the news.

Side note: remember that time Michelle Obama dunked on LeBron [2]?

Take a look at all the funny tweets about LeBron's decision [3], plus tweets from celebrities who offered their two cents on his choice.

Source: Getty / Streeter Lecka [15]

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