(Video Inside): Prince Harry Interviews Barack Obama

According to People, Barack Obama was a guest of Prince Harry’s for a special edition of Radio 4’s Today program on Wednesday.

The two spoke about their common focus of building leaders for the next generation as well as Obama’s memories of the day he left office and his hopes for his post-presidential life.

The interview, which will also soon be released as a podcast, was conducted in September, when Obama joined Harry in Toronto for the Invictus Games — which was also the first public outing for the prince and Meghan Markle before they announced their engagement last month.

Touching on life after world leadership, Obama told the prince, “I still care about making sure that the United States and the world is a place where kids get a decent education. Where people who are willing to work hard are able to find a job that pays a living wage.”

“That we’re conserving the amazing resources of our planet so that future generations can enjoy the beauty of this place. Like we did.”

Of his feelings as President Trump took office on Jan. 20, 2017, Obama reflected, “The first thing that went through my mind was sitting across from Michelle [Obama], how thankful I was that she had been my partner through that whole process,”

Without naming Trump, Obama, too, touched on “the dangers of the internet,” noting that “people can have entirely different realities.” He noted, “They can be cocooned in information that reinforces their current biases.”

Asserted the former president: “All of us in leadership have to find ways in which we can recreate a common space on the internet.”

There was also some time for fun during the interview. In a behind-the-scenes video from the recording, Obama joked, “Do I have to put on a British accent?”

The 33-year-old royal shot back, “No, but if you start using long pauses between answers you’re going to get ‘the face.’”

Harry then demonstrated a very serious scowl, to which the 56-year-old politician replied, “I don’t want to see that face.”

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