One Direction turns down Michelle Obama's White House invite, report says

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(CBS News) British boy band One Direction reportedly turned down Michelle Obama's invitation to the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll on Monday because of the group's  busy schedule.

Pictures: Kids' Choice Awards 2012

According to Politico, the group ran into the first lady at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, where she extended the invitation.

A spokesperson for the band told the site that One Direction had to decline the invite because of "scheduling" and "prior commitments." The band's rep also added that the boys "would love" to stop by during their U.S. tour, which starts May 24 in Virginia.


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