The 58 year old , ex-President , related the old high school locker room incident in a conversation with Bruce Springsteen….
That was not the last time someone has called him racist names….
Former President Obama says he once broke a schoolmate’s nose after the then-friend called him a racial slur during a locker room fight.
The 45th president shared the revelation in an episode of his Spotify podcast with Bruce Springsteen, “Renegades,” released Monday.
“Listen, when I was in school, I had a friend. We played basketball together,” Obama told the “Born in the U.S.A.” singer during a wide-ranging conversation on race.
“And one time we got into a fight and he called me a c–n,” Obama said before quipping of his Aloha State upbringing to chuckles from Springsteen, “Now first of all, ain’t no c–ns in Hawaii, right?”
“It’s one of those things that where he might not even known what a c–n was — what he knew was, ‘I can hurt you by saying this,'” Obama, 59, continued.
The country’s first Black president added with a laugh, “And I remember I popped him in the face and broke his nose and we were in the locker room.”
“Well done,” Springsteen remarked.
“I explained to him — I said, ‘Don’t you ever call me something like that,'” Obama recalled….