President Obama, during Monday’s White House Easter Egg Roll, was reading Where the Wild Things Are when bees began pestering the children gathered around him.
“It’s okay, guys,” Obama said as the children started to scream out of fear of being stung. “Bees are good, they won’t land on you. They won’t sting you.”
Attempting to regain the kids’ attention, Obama raised his voice and tried to embolden the kids.
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“Hold on! Hold on!” Obama shouted between his chuckles. “You’re not supposed to be scared of bees when you’re a wild thing.”