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Obama And Canada's Hot Prime Minister Both Made Jokes About Justin Bieber

"Leave it to a Canadian to reach international fame with a song called 'Sorry.'"

Posted on March 11, 2016, at 1:52 p.m. ET

The Obamas hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Trudeau, for a state dinner at the White House on Thursday night.

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The event was a pretty glitzy affair, with a whole bunch of Canadian celebs invited.

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Like Ryan Reynolds (with his wife Blake Lively)...

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Mike Meyers aka Austin Powers...

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Sandra Oh from Grey's Anatomy...

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And Michael J. Fox, who got to sit at the head table with the Trudeaus and Obamas.

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One famous Canuck who wasn't there was Justin Bieber — but he still got shout outs from both leaders.

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"Mr. Prime Minister, after today, I think it’s fair to say that, here in America, you may well be the most popular Canadian named Justin," Obama told the crowd.

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"One of our most popular exports to the United States, and I need you to stop teasing him, has been another Justin," Trudeau said in reply.

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"That kid has had a great year," Trudeau said. "And of course, leave it to a Canadian to reach international fame with a song called 'Sorry.'"

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