8:16 am - 12/10/2012

Psy performs at ‘Christmas in Washington 2012′ and shakes hands with President Obama


Despite receiving a substantial amount of negative press for his past anti-American lyrics, earlier today Psy attended the annual ‘Christmas in Washington 2012‘ presentation at the National Building Museum in Washington.

Psy closed out the show with a rousing rendition of “Gangnam Style“. He was also able to shake hands with President Obama. There is no word on whether he got his chance to teach the ‘horse dance’ directly to the President though.
Hosted this year by Conan O’Brien the concert raises funds for the Children’s National Medical Center. In addition to Psy, Diana Ross, Demi Lovato, Scotty McCreery (of “American Idol“), and Megan Hilty (of “Smash“) also performed at the concert.

The show will air on American cable channel TNT on December 21st.

There has been heated debate on whether or not Psy should have been allowed to perform for the President. Do you think his apology was enough, should he have been removed from the roster of performers?


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muzegrey 10th-Dec-2012 07:41 am (UTC)
Considering he didn't write the lyrics himself, I don't think he should have been banned, no.
zeli17 10th-Dec-2012 07:44 am (UTC)
I think many many people have thought negatively of America at some point, including most Americans. So no. Freedom of speech is one of our chief principals, is it not?
b1gay4 10th-Dec-2012 07:47 am (UTC)
dont talk to me until you've met oprah
lazmy 10th-Dec-2012 07:49 am (UTC)
realme21 10th-Dec-2012 08:38 am (UTC)
How did Psy manage to steal my mom's ugly red sequined top?
benihime99 10th-Dec-2012 08:44 am (UTC)
Christmas miracle
k0dama 10th-Dec-2012 09:02 am (UTC)
No one cares about any of his other work except for gangnam style so...

I have a feeling that declining PSY actually has greater consequences than allowing him to perform.
I'm pretty sure PSY has a much higher following and approval rate than any politician could even dream of.
djlancerock 10th-Dec-2012 09:35 am (UTC)
I'm only here to comment on how precious Sasha is.
bear100 11th-Dec-2012 12:06 am (UTC)
IA. It's crazy seeing how much the girls have grown.
illustratedd 10th-Dec-2012 10:11 am (UTC)
lol i'd be so embarrassed if i had to wear that when meeting the pres
drytata 10th-Dec-2012 10:19 am (UTC)
burn Sweater! Santa PSY
miwa201 10th-Dec-2012 10:50 am (UTC)
idc about the comments. I'm happy for him. Jihye looks happy too lol.
yingmoon26 10th-Dec-2012 11:33 am (UTC)
wooow he is really making it. even he becomes just a one hit wonder globally, who cares! he's gotten to do so many more things over these past months than people could dream of during their lifetime. if anything flops from here on, no big, he can always go back to Korea and still have the respect of the people there.

come on. how many people have gotten to perform at a huge event like that and meet the president???
chibiyunie 10th-Dec-2012 02:57 pm (UTC)
swhyeon1991 10th-Dec-2012 11:37 am (UTC)
I . . . actually like the outfits lol.
miss_pioupiou 10th-Dec-2012 12:06 pm (UTC)
soramai 10th-Dec-2012 12:03 pm (UTC)
lol, Psy, what are you wearing ?
izabera 10th-Dec-2012 01:17 pm (UTC)
they didn't have the sequin top in his size?
xblackchristmas 10th-Dec-2012 01:50 pm (UTC)
aww proud of him. Crazy was there to perform too.
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