By Tiana L
We are getting deep into yet another presidential election cycle and it is time for Amber Lee Ettinger, aka “Obama Girl,” who confessed she had a “crush on Obama” in the smash viral video hit of the 2008 campaign to emerge.
However, this time in 2012 Obama Boy will take over, get ready.
“Hey, Barry, it’s me,” Justin Brown, aka “Obama Boy,” says at the beginning of the new video, released last week. “If you’re there, pick up already. I was just watching you on Logo.”
The new music video, written and directed by New York-based filmmaker John Duarte, is both a response to “Obama Girl”—which was viewed over 24 million times on YouTube—and a tribute to the president’s historic support of same-sex marriage.
“Way Back in 2008, you just couldn’t relate,” Brown sings over sultry R&B. “Your evolution. You’re my solution. I put down my Prop. 8 sign. Now I’m gonna make you mine. Progressive, caring and kind, cuz I gotta a crush on Obama.”
The lyrics to “Obama Boy” include plenty of double entendre (“I can’t wait to see you get hard on Romney in debate”) and LGBT talking points: