Obama: I Quit Smoking Because Of Michelle

Source: David Jackson / USA Today

President Obama says he quit smoking for one major reason: First lady Michelle Obama.

“I haven’t had a cigarette in 6 years … that’s because I’m scared of my wife,” Obama was overheard telling a United Nations official on Monday.

We’re not positive about that six-year time frame, but it has been a while; Obama said four years ago that he still struggled with the habit.

At a 2009 news conference, Obama said: “I’ve said before that as a former smoker I constantly struggle with it. Have I fallen off the wagon sometimes? Yes. Am I a daily smoker, a constant smoker? No.”

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