Kids scream during Obama's reading when bees interrupt the event

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Kids Scream During Obama's Reading When Bees Interrupt The Event

President Obama was reading "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak to kids during the White House Easter event this past weekend when he was interrupted by bees.

The bees startled the children who began to scream in the middle of the story. The President tried to calm them down, saying, "That's okay, guys ... they won't sting you ...," but that didn't quite work.

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President Barack Obama begins to laugh as he reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House is Washington, Monday, April 6, 2015. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg roll. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
US President Barack Obama greets children after reading 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama reads 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak during the annual Easter egg roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama reads "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak, during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House is Washington, Monday, April 6, 2015. Thousands of children gathered at the White House for the annual Easter Egg Roll. This year's event features live music, cooking stations, storytelling, and of course, some Easter egg roll. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
US President Barack Obama greets children after reading 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak during the annual Easter egg roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama reads 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak during the annual Easter egg roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 06: President Barack Obama prepares to read 'Where the Wild Things Are' by Maurice Sendak during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Thousands of people people are expected to attend the 137-year-old tradition of rolling colored eggs down the White House lawn that was started by President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 6: President Barack Obama, Bradley Beal #3 and John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards chat during an NBA Fit Clinic at the White House during the 2015 Easter Egg Roll on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 6: President Barack Obama while joining the Washington Wizards during an NBA Fit Clinic at the White House during the 2015 Easter Egg Roll on April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama reads 'All, The Things You Can Do That Good For You!' during the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House April 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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When the shouting continued, Obama chuckled and said, "Hold on, you guys are wild things! You're not supposed to be scared of bees when you're a wild thing."

Though it was no easy feat, the President was eventually able to go on with his story.

Watch the full video below:



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