WASHINGTON (CBS/AP) Long before America's most successful party crashers, Michaele and Tareq Salahi, stormed the gates of a White House state dinner and managed to get a photo with President Obama, the couple seemed to have a penchant for taking memorable snapshots, especially with big name celebrities like Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas, Matt Damon and even "Dancing with the Stars" winner Donny Osmond.
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There's no question the couple is currently in a spot of trouble. The Secret Service has said the Salahis may soon be facing criminal charges for their velvet rope-beating tactics. A top-ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security committee has asked them to testify before Congress and two senators called for an investigation into the couple.
5803574Photo: The Salahis in their finest shot of all with President Obama.
Although the Salahis were not invited to the White House state dinner Tuesday Nov. 24, they are no stranger to red carpet events. In a series of pictures posted to Michaele Salahi's public Facebook account but since taken down, the former Washington Redskins Cheerleader can be seen cheek-to-cheek with countless high-rollers and Hollywood elites.
The short list includes: Richard Branson, Ashley and Wynonna Judd, the Black Eyed Peas, comedian Jack Black, Seal, even talk show empress Oprah Winfrey. The couple also posted snaps of good times with President Bill Clinton and Senator John McCain. Now of course, they have added President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and others to their high-powered photo book.
The couple is currently auditioning for the cast of "Real Housewives of D.C.," according to the show's producer, Bravo Media.
Their next political photo opportunity will come when the Salahis testify before Congress to explain how and why they snuck into a supposedly secure White House event.
This time though, they have an invitation.
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