Not only does President Barack Obama think Sony Pictures Entertainment should have canceled The Interview, he also can't get one of the stars' name right!

In a speech Friday, Obama said that he understands the concerns that plagued the company, but ultimately believes that they should have kept the Seth Rogen and James Franco film (the president called Franco "Flacco" LOL) as planned instead of scrapping its Christmas Day release.

"I am sympathetic to the concerns that [Sony] faced," he said. "Having said all that, yes I think they made a mistake."

He continued to criticize the Hollywood studio, saying that the North Korean government shouldn't control what America releases.

"We cannot have a society in which some dictator some place can start imposing censorship here in the United States," he added.

The president's press conference follows the FBI's statement confirming that the North Korean government was responsible for the incessant hack attack. Following threats from the "Guardians of Peace" to attack theaters and moviegoers should the satire be screened, Sony decided to yank the film. 

President Barack Obama

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The five biggest theater chains in America decided not to play the film before Sony made its announcement. 

Obama isn't the only one who thought Sony made a mistake. Several celebrities slammed the company for its decision. George ClooneyRob Lowe and Jimmy Kimmel are just a few who publicly shamed the company.

"Here, we're talking about an actual country deciding what content we're going to have. This affects not just movies, this affects every part of business that we have," Clooney told Deadline. "That's the truth. What happens if a newsroom decides to go with a story, and a country or an individual or corporation decides they don't like it? Forget the hacking part of it."

"You have someone threaten to blow up buildings and all of a sudden, everybody has to bow down," Clooney continued. "Sony didn't pull the movie because they were scared. They pulled the movie because all the theaters said they were not going to run it. And they said they were not going to run it because they talked to their lawyers and those lawyers said, if somebody dies in one of these, then you're going to be responsible."

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