Ellen Helps Barack Obama Send Valentine's Day Message

13/02/2016 7:47 AM AEDT | Updated July 15, 2016 12:51
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US President Barack Obama and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are seen during a break in the taping of The Ellen DeGeneres show at Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, California on February 11, 2016. / AFP / Mandel Ngan (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama got a little help in the romance department this week from comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.

During an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Obama was greeted with a Valentine's Day message from his wife, first lady Michelle Obama.DeGeneres told the president she'd help him return the gesture, providing him with a red backdrop, floral arrangements and a camera to film his own Valentine's Day greeting.

"Somebody call the situation room, because things are about to get hot," Obama said.

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