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One Direction Turned Down White House Invitation From Michelle Obama?!

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Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, One Direction
Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, One Direction Peter Kramer/NBC

Simon Cowell's British boy band, who has taken the world by storm, is so booked they can't even pencil in an appearance at the White House. Yeah, we're serious.

One Direction ran into Michelle Obama at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, and the first lady extended an invitation to the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll on Easter Monday.

But sorry, they're busy.

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The band's spokesperson explained that the boys had to decline "due to prior commitments."

The Sun reports that although they won't be able to make the event, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson were all thrilled to meet the first lady. Styles even reportedly chatted with the first lady, who was joined by daughters, Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10, by asking how they order pizza at the White House.

(How do they order pizza at the White House?!)

Maybe next year, Michelle, as long as you extend the invitation for that now.

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