Amber Lee Ettinger (born October 2, 1981) is an actress and model from Hazleton, Pennsylvania, now resides in New York City, New York, who is most notably known as the Obama Girl in I Got a Crush on Obama in which she lip syncs her love for junior United States Senator from Illinois and 2008 Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. The video is titled "I Got a Crush... On Obama" and was first posted on YouTube in June 2007 and has since gotten over three million views. It was co-written by Leah Kauffman and Rick Friedrich. She was also in the follow-up video titled "Obama Girl vs. Giuliani Girl."
Ettinger moved to New York City to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology to study fashion and clothing design and has high hopes to create her own clothing line and other business ventures.
In August 2003, Ettinger was crowned Miss NYC in the Miss Hawaiian Tropic pageant.
Back in June, Amber Lee Ettinger, known to millions of people on the Internet as “Obama Girl,” told The Daily Caller she wasn’t excited about the 2012 Presidential election, despite starring in a number of Barack Obama-related videos five years ago on YouTube.
Now, with the election just weeks away, Ettinger tells Celebuzz not much has changed.
“I think I am actually in the same boat with a lot of people,” she revealed. “It’s just not as exciting as it was four years ago, especially for me...Read Full Story
Internet sensation: 'Obama Girl' Amber Lee Ettinger shot to fame in 2007 after she featured in the music video 'Crush on Obama', which has had more than 24.5 million YouTube hits to dateRead Full Story
Internet videos have made overnight celebrities. Most of the viral videos that have launched obscure people into the collective consciousness of popular culture have resulted in a very fast rise and fall for the subject of the video. In fact, there are very few subjects of Internet viral videos who have had real success following [...]Read Full Story
‘Obama Girl’ No Longer Has a Crush on the President
By Noel Sheppard
The woman who became famous for her “I Got A Crush…on Obama” video in 2007 has like so many in our nation lost that loving feeling for the President.
“In my opinion, I feel like he should be focusing a lot more on jobs and the economy,” Amber Lee Ettinger told the New York Post.
“He did create some jobs, but most of them were government jobs and that doesn’t really help the middle class,” she added.
Given the media’s...Read Full Story
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