In terms of unlikely friendships, George W. Bush and Michelle Obama are up there with the likes of Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart.
But it is what it is and it seems that the two White House alumni are totally BFFs
Bush and Obama got to sit next to each other at the funeral of Senator John McCain and the cameras caught a cute moment when the former President of the United States passed a bit of candy to the former first lady.
The two usually end up sitting beside each other at a lot of these events and they have struck up a friendship that many would have found implausible.
The odds of a conservative, Republican white man and a democratic, black woman becoming friends are quite slim, but here we have it and if Twitter is to be believed– people are all for it.
Many took to Twitter to state how they found it cool that the two are able to be friends in a world where most politicians are at each other’s throats.
As for how the relationship blossomed, Bush stated in an interview with People Magazine, Anybody who likes my sense of humor, I immediately like,’
‘I needle her a little bit and around her, I’m fairly lighthearted. [The Obamas] are around serious people all the time and we just took to each other.’ Bush said.
Both Bush and Barack Obama were asked to give eulogies at McCain’s funeral, while Trump wasn’t invited at all, which seemed like a pointed act to show just how unwelcome Trump was.
Check out some of the reactions below.
I'd totally watch a travel show where George Bush and Michelle Obama go abroad and get up to wacky adventures. https://t.co/0US5Sot36G
— Ben Harris (@btharris93) September 1, 2018
Seeing George Bush smuggle a piece of candy from his wife Laura to Michelle Obama while trying to be discreet gives me faith in the future of our Republic. pic.twitter.com/NskEaNFqMq
— Ray [REDACTED] (@RayRedacted) September 1, 2018
— Nate's Liver – Commentary (@SilERabbit) September 1, 2018
Has anyone noticed, whenever there is a State gathering, Michelle Obama and George Bush are ALWAYS sitting next to each other. Chatting and giggling with one another. What's going on there?
Laura/Barack y'all don't see this?!
— Genderologist (@Genderologist) September 1, 2018
I love George Bush and Michelle Obama’s friendship. Whether it’s friendly ribbing each other or sharing candy. It’s really nice to see. pic.twitter.com/BuWwkS9OTi
— H3 (@sirheistand) September 1, 2018
I enjoyed George Bush sneaking @MichelleObama some candy. It was nice to see true leaders in the room.
— CJ (@LiveFrom_Cincy) September 2, 2018
By the way, a Netflix series featuring George Bush and Michelle Obama going on zany adventures together sounds like a great idea.