Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Posing For A Selfie At Nelson Mandela`s Memorial


Barack Obama And David Cameron Pose For Selfie With Danish PM -- The Guardian 

Helle Thorning-Schmidt poses with UK PM and US president for 'selfie' at memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

No matter how famous you are, it appears, few can resist the appeal of the selfie.

As Barack Obama and David Cameron joined hundreds of dignitaries and tens of thousands of South Africans paying their respects to anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela at a memorial service in Johannesburg, they took the opportunity of posing for a self-portrait with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the Danish prime minister (and daughter-in-law of Neil Kinnock).

Ignoring the etiquette tips that have proliferated online since 'selfie' was declared the Oxford dictionary's word of the year, the three world leaders appeared to momentarily forget the solemnity of the occasion, adopting the mandatory cheesy grins. Michelle Obama maintained her dignity and refused to join in the antics.

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My Comment:`Michelle Obama`s expressions are priceless.

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