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If you combined the Emmy Awards, the Grammys, the Oscars and the Kardashians what would you get?

A who’s who of the red carpet. From Kate Hudson to Elle MacPherson, Reece Witherspoon and Lindsay Lohan, have a look who was rocking the red carpet at the 2012 annual White House Correpondents’ Dinner:

Kate Hudson

On to other news from the night….

Obama 380x253 The A list party everyones talking about.

President Barack Obama

He sings, he dances, he runs one of the biggest superpowers in the world … and he cracks some sublime jokes at his own expense.

And the expense of his political opponents, friends, family and the White House press corp.

This is, of course, the annual White House Correpondents’ Dinner and it’s funnier than it has ever been.

Our favourite line: “Jimmy Kimmel got his start on The Man Show. In Washington that’s what we call a congressional hearing on contraception.”

He even went so far as to joke about the revelations he ate dog meat as a kid growing up in Indonesia.

“What’s the difference between a hockey mum and a pit bull?” he asked the crowd, referring to his 2008 campaign joke that backfired where he originally said the answer was ‘lipstick’, referring to Sarah Palin. This time he said: “Pit bulls are delicious.”

But really, just watch the President in full flight here:

And then watch host Jimmy Kimmel’s main performance:

And if you’re up for it, here is last year’s performance delivered just a day before Obama gave the order to raid Osama bin Laden’s hideout.

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