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It's the perennial talk of the political world, but Bill Clinton is less than decisive about the prospect of his wife, Hillary Clinton, running for president in 2016.

“She hasn’t mentioned it to me,” Clinton said of the Hillary 2016 buzz when asked at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s 2013 Fiscal Summit in D.C.

Bill, Hillary 2016?

“I don’t know what’s going to happen, but I know this: that is the worst expenditure of our time,” he said, adding that it's “frustrating” to be talking politics.

“She’s taking a role in the foundation, she’s writing books, she’s having a little fun being a private citizen for the first time in 20 years,” Clinton said.

“We need to be worried about the work at hand right now. All of us do."

"That way, whoever the next president is has an easier set of choices.”

Good point, but still ... since we're on the topic: Hillary in 2016?

 

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In a rare event, all five living U.S. Presidents converged today for the official opening of George W. Bush's presidential library in Dallas, Texas.

Presidents

Bush, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter were cheered by a crowd of former White House officials and world leaders.

They were joined on stage by their wives - the nation's current and former first ladies (below) - at the outdoor ceremony on a sunny Texas morning.

The leaders were putting aside the profound ideological differences that have divided them for years for a day of pomp and pleasantries for Bush, 66.

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Jennifer Lawrence presented the Advocate For Change award to Bill Clinton at the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards, only to flub the former President's name.

Lawrence and Harvey Weinstein were on stage when she flubbed Clinton's name while introducing him - and he mouthed "I love it" on the way to the stage.

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"I don't know why Harvey made Jennifer do that," he cracked.

"She really was like 2 years old when I became president. I met her backstage and she looked like she was touring the Museum of Natural History."

Well played Bill. And Jen.

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4/20. Four-twenty. April 20th. Call it what you want, this is one great day to be high ... on life here at THG. Or on marijuana, from sea to shining sea.

Its origins are often debated, but what's undisputed is that 4/20 has become a de facto holiday. Surely many a celebrity will be partaking on Saturday.

Such as ...

Snoop Dogg on 4/20

Snoop Dogg. You knowz mofo be rollin' up summa dat dank ass sticky-icky-icky and gettin' fizaded off the bubonic chronic right muthaf--kin' now.

Honestly. Snoop's almost as synonymous with weed as he is with early gangsta rap.

Willie Nelson. On 4/30, Nelson will turn 80, or nearly the amount of times he lights up in a given week. Hey, at least he's totally up front about it.

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Bill Clinton has finally joined Twitter!

Sort of. Thanks to Stephen Colbert.

Billy Jeff Clinton

In a hilarious interview live from the Clinton Global Initiative, The Colbert Report pundit persuaded the 42nd president to open up a Twitter account.

Colbert took the liberty of activating @PresBillyJeff, a shorter version of his full name, William Jefferson Clinton ... the better ones were all taken.

"Now President Clinton was taken. William Jefferson Clinton was taken. But PrezBillyJeff is available," Colbert informed the amused ex-President.

"Would you like to break into the 21st century right now and send your first tweet?" he asked, and Hillary Clinton's husband obliged. What did he write?

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Simply put, Kelly Clarkson owned today's Presidential Inauguration.

The former American Idol champion impressed anyone with a pulse via her rendition of "My Country Tis of Thee" and, at one point during her performance, was photobombed by Bill Clinton.

No... really! See for yourself:

Bill Clinton Photobomb

Granted, the ex-President might not really be going for a photobomb here. But can we all pretend like he is?

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The 2013 Golden Globes did not lack for star power - or surprises.

From Jodie Foster's speech to Will Farrell and Kristen Wiig's hilariousness and Glenn Close's (non) drunkenness, memorable moments came early and often.

And did we mention a former President of the U.S. showed up?

Receiving a standing ovation upon arriving, none other than Bill Clinton gave an inspirational introduction to the Steven Spielberg instant classic Lincoln.

Golden Globes co-host Amy Poehler gushed after the segment, in homage to her Parks & Recreation character, "That was Hillary Clinton's husband!"

What was your favorite Golden Globes moment from Sunday?

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Monica Lewinsky, whose affair with Bill Clinton nearly brought down his Presidency, is set to write a tell-all book about it for $12 million, according to reports.

The former White House intern, 39, will share letters she wrote to Clinton, 66.

"In them, she opened her heart about her love for Bill and how much happier she could make him than [Hillary Clinton]," an insider is quoted as saying.

"Some of what she wrote was so raw that she never sent them."

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Clinton has been so revered since he left the Oval Office that it's almost easy to forget that he was only the second White House occupant ever to be impeached.

He was accused of perjuring himself after his affair with Lewinsky was exposed in 1998; he was acquitted in 1999 and left office in 2001 with strong approval ratings.

The 42nd President, whose DNC speech on behalf of President Obama this month was considered by many to be one of his all-time best, has rebuilt his image since.

Sources say that Monica Lewinsky's book will reveal that Bill Clinton derided wife Hillary as a "cold fish" and complained about their "non-existent sex life."

Lewinsky, whose post-scandal life has included work as a news correspondent and handbag designer, has had trouble earning a living, sources explained.

"No one will hire her and she can't get a job ... She needs to make money," says a friend of Monica, who is persona non grata pretty much everywhere.

We can't imagine why ...

[Photos: WENN.com]

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Former President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention last night was one of his all-time great stem-winders, and nearly shut down Twitter.

An estimated 496,222 tweets were posted during Clinton's 48-minute defense of President Barack Obama, and Bubba certainly has no shortage of celebrity fans.

Read some of the best reactions to his impassioned, heartfelt speech below:

Bill Clinton DNC Speech

Olivia Wilde: Bill, lookin good. #veganfox

Eva Longoria: Clinton was amazing tonight! Spoke the truth about our choice this election! #dnc2012

Magic Johnson: Ive always said that former Pres Bill Clinton is 1 of the greatest speakers of our time & he again proved it tonight. The man is brilliant.

Will.I.Am: Republicans...it takes some balls to attack accuse a guy for doing what you did' president bill clinton...wow...pres. clinton is the best.

Jessica Capshaw: Bill Clinton...you are a truly wonderful speaker. You gots some brass ;) #DNC2012

Zachary Quinto: There was more specificity in bill clinton's speech tonight than in the entire three days of the RNC. so grateful for his intellect!

Patton Oswalt: Clinton has the "Destruction! TERROR! And Mayhem!" part of LL Cool J's "Mama Said Knock You Out" playing on a loop in his head.

Whoopi Goldberg: Bill Clinton has given one of the best speeches of his life. Great great speech. He just made the single BEST argument for Barack Obama.

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No one does it quite like Bill Clinton.

The 42nd U.S. President offered a rousing endorsement of Barack Obama's record last night at the Democratic National Convention, holding the audience captive for over 48 minutes and proving that even a quadruple bypass can't slow him down.

Whether you agree with Clinton's political views or not, his DNC speech was folksy, detailed and compelling, offering a more cogent defense of Obama's tenure in the White House than its current occupant himself has ever given.

Obama, Clinton said, cannot be blamed for the struggling economy he inherited and has set the foundations for strong and continued growth over time.

"Listen to me now," said Clinton. "No president - not me, not any of my predecessors - could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in just four years."

If Americans "renew the president's contract," the economy will get better and "you will feel it," the 66-year-old man from Hope, Ark., urged the crowd.

"Folks, whether the American people believe what I just said or not may be the whole election. I just want you to know I believe it. With all my heart I believe it."

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Clinton and Letterman William Jefferson Clinton, a.k.a. Bill Clinton, was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. His presidency... More »
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She is winning the general election today and he is not, according to all the evidence. And I have never seen anything like it. I have never seen a candidate treated so disrespectfully just for running.

Bill Clinton

She will win the general election if you nominate her. They're just trying to make sure you don't.

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