LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack Obama and Netflix reportedly are negotiating a deal for the former president and former First Lady Michelle Obama to produce shows exclusively for the streaming service.
The proposed deal was reported Friday by The New York Times, which cited people familiar with the discussions who were not identified.READ MORE: Dallas Police Respond To 3 Shootings, 1 Major Crash Over Weekend
Netflix did not immediately respond for a request for comment. Obama spokeswoman Katie Hill declined comment on the report.READ MORE: Laredo Border Patrol Officers Seize Methamphetamine Worth More Than Half A Million Dollars
Obama senior advisor Eric Schultz, in a statement provided to The Associated Press, said the Obamas believe in the power of storytelling to inspire.
Schultz said the couple continues to explore new ways to help others share their stories.
The New York Times reported that Obama doesn’t intend to use his Netflix shows to respond directly to President Donald Trump or conservative critics.MORE NEWS: Gardening 101: Seed Bombs
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