It seems everyone is weighing in on Kanye West's uncouth outburst at the MTV VMAs, including the leader of the free world. President Barack Obama was overheard on Monday night saying he thought West acted like a "jackass" at the awards show.

His comment came from an off-the-record portion of an interview with CNBC. The swipe was only made known to the world because 'Nightline' co-anchor Terry Moran reported it to his Twitter followers: "Pres. Obama just called Kanye West a 'jackass' for his outburst at VMAs when Taylor Swift won. Now THAT'S presidential," he wrote. The Tweet was quickly deleted but can be seen here.

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