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Friday Actor “Pinky”aka Clifton Powell breaks down advice he gives his son dating Sasha Obama

“I text him all the time and I say, “Treat Sasha like you would want somebody to treat your daughter,” said Clifton Powell.

Clifton Powell Confirms His Son Is Dating Sasha Obama, Actor Shares Advice He Gives

The youngest daughter of the Obama sisters, Sasha, is currently in a relationship as many didn't immediately piece together that this was the Jr. to one of the industry's most recognizable actors, Clifton Powell's son.

Clifton Powell Sr. confirms his son Clifton Powell Jr., is dating Sasha Obama the two reportedly made it official when Miss Obama moved to L.A. in August 2021 after leaving the University of Michigan and transferring to USC – according to reports.

Clifton Powell Jr. is a former college basketball player, who was awarded a four-year basketball scholarship to the University of California at Santa Barbara- but now is on a different path as he is pursuing a career in film.

During an episode of the ‘Dear Father’ podcast, Powell offers his son some advice. “That’s amazing, ’cause you know that they’ve been going out for about a year, and it just hit the press, right?” said Powell. “So, it has helped me talk to Chris about how to handle Sasha Obama because we love the Obamas, but Mr. Obama has a daughter that’s dating my son, and I have an opportunity and a responsibility, to make my son responsible, gentle, kind, loving, and supportive. The things that I did not get taught.”

“So, I text him all the time and I say, ‘Treat Sasha like you would want somebody to treat your daughter.”

Watch the full Dear Fathers S4 episode 2 here below.


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