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President Obama Sent a Movie Pitch to Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 01:  Producer Harvey Weinstein (L) and Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos attend the North American Premiere Of "Lilyhammer", a Netflix Original Series at Crosby Street Hotel on February 1, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ID-PR)

President Obama, d-girl? Harvey Weinstein has revealed that the President of the United States recently sent him an unofficial film pitch. "The President sent me a book the other day and said 'Why don’t you make this into a movie?'" Weinstein told the London Times, though he was tight-lipped about the book in question. "I can’t tell you. It was a spy novel." In fact, Weinstein claims he turned the President's pitch down: "I sent him an email back saying he was the most overqualified book scout I’ve ever had," the movie mogul said. Sweet revenge?

Photo: Jason Kempin/2012 Getty Images