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One Direction too busy to accept First Lady's White House invite


British boy band One Direction and First Lady Michelle Obama hit it off at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, but the two parties aren’t quite BFFs yet.

After a night reportedly full of singing, dancing, and discussing presidential pizza protocol, Michelle Obama was smitten enough to invite the five-member boy band to next week’s 134th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll, The Sun reports.

And apparently, One Direction declined.

“It was such an honor,” a source told the British tabloid. “Sadly the band were unable to accept her invitation as they are off to Australia.”

Added The Sun’s source, “They’d love to go another time.”

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Originally posted April 2 2012 — 5:57 PM EDT


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