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Obama Cancels His Massive Birthday Bash, Scaling It Down To Family And A Few Close Friends


Former President Obama is now limiting the guest list for his 60th birthday party to family and close friends amid COVID-19 concerns.

The former president’s spokesperson, Hanna Hankins, told The New York Times that the Obamas will “significantly scale back” the event amid concerns of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

“Due to the new spread of the Delta variant over the past week, the President and Mrs. Obama have decided to significantly scale back the event to include only family and close friends,” Hankins said. “He’s appreciative of others sending their birthday wishes from afar and looks forward to seeing people soon.”

The Hill first reported that the former president would be hosting a huge birthday bash on Wednesday on Martha’s Vineyard.

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