Intimate photographs of a president at work and play

hellomagazine.com

When it comes to his first lady, Barack Obama is quite happy to wear his heart on his sleeve.

In one of a series of intimate images released by the White House, the US leader – who once advised American men to 'go big' on Valentine's Day – lives up to his romantic reputation by whirling Michelle around before a concert.

Presumably he was hoping to get his wife in the mood for the event at the presidential mansion honouring legendary songwriting partners Burt Bacharach and Hal David.

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