Salahis Stopped In A Limo Near White House State Dinner

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Apparently, everyone’s favorite party-crashing DC couple couldn’t let a state dinner go by without doing something

Last night, while the Obama’s were hosting Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala at the White House, Michaele and Tareq Salahi reportedly dressed up, got in a limo, and drove around near the White House. You know, just to cruise.The AP reports that the couple were among those in a limousine that was stopped near the White House by a Secret Service agent around 8 p.m. The limo was ticketed for running a red light, and had signaled to turn into a restricted area. The couple and their friends later went to dinner at a restaurant a few blocks away.

“They had a great time with their friends,” Athina Balda, the marketing manager of the restaurant, Kellari Taverna, told the AP. “There were a lot of cameras and photographers.”

A source tells Politico’s Ben Smith that the Michaele Salahi was wearing a white mink coat.

The Salahis made headlines last year for successfully crashing a White House state dinner. According to the AP, the couple has secured a role on Bravo’s reality TV show, The Real Housewives of DC.


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