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The Boston Red Sox made their trip to the White House on Tuesday, and designated hitter David Ortiz wanted to make sure that he had a way to remember the visit. He took a "selfie" of himself with the President that has been retweeted over 40,000 times!
Later comes word of his promotional deal with Samsung, which had people begging the question- was the spontaneous selfie just another advertising plug? FULL STORY
Samsung released this statement about the picture:
“We were thrilled to see the special, historic moment David Ortiz captured with his Galaxy Note 3 during his White House visit. It was an honor to help him capture such an incredible and genuine moment of joy and excitement. Similar to the selfie Ellen was able to capture during the Oscars, this was an opportunity for David to share the incredible moment with his fans.”
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Posted by CNN's Christina Manduley
Filed under: David Ortiz • Fireback • Obama • Sports
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