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Key and Peele Cover Entertainment Weekly

This week's cover: Key and Peele guest-edit EW's comedy issue

The story goes like this: Obama had been looking to work with the duo to make a comedy short designed to promote the Affordable Care Act. (Yes, the same assignment that eventually led to a memorable Between Two Ferns episode.) But: “We had to turn him down,” Peele says. “We were making the season.”

“We literally couldn’t fit it in to our schedules,” Key adds with regret. “So we actually had to relieve the president of his duties,”

Peele adds. “We couldn’t help him out on that one particular time. But this is a country where we technically have status over our elected officials. So you gotta remember, Obama works for us.”

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