Justin Bieber & J.K. Rowling Rock At 2010 White House Easter Egg Roll!

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On Easter Monday, 30,000 lucky kids and adults were fortunate enough to not only be the guests of the First Family and join them in their annual egg hunt, but also, meet some amazing celebrities like Justin Bieber, J.K. Rowling and the entire cast of the new television blockbuster, 'Glee'.

Other celebrities included Dylan and Cole Sprouse, (Suite Life of Zack and Cody), Hollywood actor, Reese Witherspoon, folk music singer, Billy Jonas, Olympic medalist, Apollo Ohno, and a number of football players from the Washington Redskins. Also in attendance, were Sesame Street's Elmo and Maria.

In keeping with the First Lady's mission to teach young children to lead a healthy lifestyle, the theme of yesterday's party was, Ready, Set, Go! - Which was not a problem, given the myriad of activities available.

The party kicked off with a brief welcome from the President and First Lady, who then joined in the festivities which started with one of the hundreds of egg roll hunts organized for kids 12 and under. After that, kids were encouraged to listen to guest readers, play hoops with the Prez himself, toss a few balls with the NFL players or watch the amazing bands and performances - In essence, do something to nourish the mind or body!

The President read Dr. Seuss's 'Green Eggs And Ham' to a rapt audience of young kids, while J.K. Rowling entertained her audience with a chapter from 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'. She also promised her fans that she would continue to write. We for one, can't wait to see what her next book is about.

Sixteen-year old singing sensation, Justin Bieber, mesmerized the crowd with some of his hit songs, which included One Time and Baby. Fans of 'Glee' (which includes Michele Obama), were not disappointed with their live performance atop the Rock n' Egg Roll Stage either. Also performing were Sara Bareilles, the #1 Chinchilla and the gang from Sesame Street.

After a fun-filled day, the kids were treated to some healthy but yummy treats, prepared by some of the country's finest chefs - And if that wasn't enough fun, they also each receive a 'goody' bag on their way out!

While the White House Egg Roll is an annual tradition that dates all the way back to 1847, we think the guest list has become a lot 'cooler' since Malia and Sasha Obama started residing in the White House - Don't you agree?

If you would like to attend next year's Egg Roll, be sure to enter your name in the lottery that will be advertised on the White House website in March, 2011 - You may be one of the lucky 30,000 names that gets picked.

Sources: nowpublic.com,44diaries.com,sfgate.com

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481 Comments
  • kittiesmama
    kittiesmamaSaturday, February 13, 2021 at 12:45 pm
    I got Bieber fever my fav song is either "sorry" or "what do you mean" !
    • kittiesmama
      kittiesmamaFriday, January 22, 2021 at 12:07 pm
      I'm a Bieber and a Harry potter fan! My fav book is the chamber of secrets book 2! I have read them all they are all good but #2 is my fav
      • gold3nglare
        gold3nglareMonday, November 30, 2020 at 6:26 am
        I'm not A Beiber or Harry Potter fan, but I guess that this is cool
        • roseWednesday, April 17, 2019 at 6:34 am
          I wish i could listen to that.😀
          • SeanTuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:08 am
            My favouite harry potter book is book 7 deathly hollows
            • jb9
              jb9Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 5:12 am
              I am reading Harry potter book 6
            • random personThursday, March 1, 2018 at 9:46 am
              i love jb
              • lexie12
                lexie12Friday, February 23, 2018 at 5:53 pm
                i went there
                • wowzer32
                  wowzer32Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:44 am
                  i wuld luv to b there
                  • tyboltlorch
                    tyboltlorchMonday, March 27, 2017 at 6:54 am
                    sounds like this place is awesome i want it to happen in canada in the contry JK Rowling sweet and awesome
                    • love3307_03
                      love3307_03Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 9:45 am
                      J.K Rowling is awesome. I want to meet her!😀