Barack Obama is not afraid to go loco

In the new issue of Harper's Bazaar, cover girl Tyra Banks recounts a story in which she and friend Kimora Lee Simmons met Barack Obama at Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball in 2005.

After congratulating the senator on his speech, Banks says that Simmons started, "talking crazy, just totally embarrassing me."

Banks, herself no stranger to diplomacy as host of America's Next Top Model and the Tyra Banks Show, waited for her pal to walk away and then proceeded to explain how she processes their friendship.

"'Senator Obama, I have to apologize for my friend. She's almost like family, I've known her since I was 17 years old, and with family, you love them but sometimes you want to say that you're not related to them.'

And he said, 'What are you talking about? You don't think that I could be down and talk crazy like that? You think politicians are all stiff and can't relate? Come on, girl.'"

So there you have it, our potential president can get crazy with the best of them.

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