BlackBerry Z10 used for Head-of-State portrait at Mandela's memorial

BlackBerry Z10 used for Head-of-State portrait at Mandela's memorial
We already know that President Barack Obama loves BlackBerry handsets. While he does also sport an Apple iPad 2 given to him by none other than the late Steve Jobs, the Commander-in-Chief recently said that for security reasons, he is not allowed to use the Apple iPhone.

Over in Africa, at the memorial service for the late Nelson Mandela, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and Obama posed for a self-portrait using a BlackBerry Z10. It certainly looks like the First Lady isn't exactly thrilled with the situation. Take a good look at her face.

Is it that the she feels that this situation is too serious for such behavior? Or is she mad at the president for "flirting" withe Prime Minister of Denmark?


source: buzzfeed via BerryReview

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26 Comments

1. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

1st lady looks jealous of Helle Thorning-Schmidt. and think Mr Pres have a thing for her and the new BLACK BERRY.

13. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Funny statement though.

2. TediT

Posts: 46; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

Chuck Norris understands women! lol

3. Tsepz_GP

Posts: 1226; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

In FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa ;) author seems not to know where exactly this was.

22. Tomfromsouth

Posts: 88; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Ha ha I love how he describes it as "over in Africa". Like its one country or South Africa has no identity. No matter what you some people never seem to appreciate that. Woe is us, us poor Africans;)

4. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

If Obama uses his phone just for just basics and wants to do it safely, Z10 is good choice. And RIP, Nelson. You were a great man.

6. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

he killed people

10. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Dumb statement. Probably need to educate yourself before such utterance.

25. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

http://mynameisjoecortina.wordpress.com/2013/12/11/nelson-mandela-a-real-life-monster-dedicated-marxist-terrorist-murderer-liar-fraud-racist-and-sociopathic-scum/ probably you need to educate yourself before such utterance he killed white people for there farms praising him is like praising bin laden

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31764; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Truly great +1

5. xoxoGeorges

Posts: 209; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Tacky as ****

7. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

No really, he is an absolute disgrace. You don't take selfies at a memorial service, especially when its for someone like Mandella.

11. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Can't refrain from making idiotic statement can you? Memorial service for a 95year old is a mourning time to you I guess? Or are you taking a shot at Mr President, using this as a disguise? South Africans, if you did not know are celebrating Madiba's passing and not mourning.

14. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

Sorry, do you hold something personal against me?

17. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

They are celebrating the life of Mandela, not mourning!

26. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

he killed white people for there farms praising him is like praising bin laden

19. alumoyo

Posts: 392; Member since: Aug 26, 2013

In South Africa - when a much loved person dies, particularly an elderly person, people cry for about a day - and then PARTY for a week until the funeral. They CELEBRATE a person's life. Most people don't even wear black at the funeral! Trust me, the atmosphere was probably more festive than anything else. And why wouldn't it be? The man lived a long and VERY FRUITFUL life - we should all be so lucky to die like that. Besides, his "life" in recent months had made him a prisoner once again - he is free now. Let people celebrate!

21. Snoobab

Posts: 175; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Well said, alumoyo.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31764; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

RIP Mandela? Great men like you are never forgotten.

18. E.S.1

Posts: 308; Member since: Sep 14, 2013

I agree with you darkkjedii. and yes it's the first time as well.

12. donfem

Posts: 708; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I agree with you dark...albeit for the first time.

15. Sesameopen

Posts: 109; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

rofl...

16. deewinc

Posts: 455; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Dear Alan, Africa is a huge place, not the size of your grandmother's kitchen. FNB Stadium in Johannesburg SA. Or you could have just said "Soccer City." Meanwhile our First Lady Margaret Kenyatta sitting extreme left with spectacles on. =)

20. Snoobab

Posts: 175; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

PhoneArena: tabloid edition

23. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

BlackBerry, still the phone of kings but no longer the king of phones.

24. Immolate

Posts: 310; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Label the pictures: Picture 1 Barrack - wow this chick's pretty hot for a head of state and she kinda digs me! Michelle - ..... Picture 2 Barrack - oh man I've been ignoring Michelle while flirting with this blond chick. Michelle - don't even look over here now. Go take some more selfies with your little friend in heat. Picture 3 Barrack - I am so going to not enjoy the next few days of my life. Might as well go find Raul and press the flesh. Michelle - I'll just sit here between you and my husband who is much more famous than you, biznatch.

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