Barack Obama prepares his résumé during mock interview on The Late Show

Barack Obama prepares his résumé during mock interview on The Late Show

Barack Obama is getting his résumé ready for his post-presidency venture outside of the White House.

Starring on The Late Show, Obama partook in a mock interview with Stephen Colbert, who acted as an office manager named Randy, The Huffington Post reports.

Colbert started the interview with a jovial dig about Obama’s age: "55, a tough time to start over for man," Colbert jokes, before mispronouncing his name as “O'Balmer”.

"I don't see any promotions for the last eight years. That's not always good. Can you explain that?" he adds.

Obama replies: "Honestly, there wasn't a lot of room for advancement in my last job. The only one with a more powerful position was my wife."

Gauging the credibility of the candidate, Colbert asks of his awards and commendations, to which Obama answers with jocularity: "Well, I have almost 39 honorary degrees and I did get the Nobel Peace Prize."

"Or really, what was that for?" Colbert asks.

"To be honest, I still don't know," Obama says.

Colbert also teeters on the subject of Obama’s birthplace, which came up recently following accusations made by Republican nominee Donald Trump.

He asks: "It doesn't say here where you were born?" to which 44th President of the United States replies: "Really?" with a grin and a laugh.   

Further touching on the current election campaign, Colbert asks Obama: “Would you care for an extra fibre nutrient bar, which has travelled to more than 100 countries, or this shrivelled tangerine covered in golden retriever hair, filled with bile that I wouldn't leave alone with the woman I love?"

"I think I will go with the fibre nutrient bar," Obama answers.

“Interesting,” Colbert replies. 

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