The moment Jedward met President Barack Obama, who loved their hair

The moment Jedward met the world’s most powerful man… who gave their wacky hair his seal of approval

8:55 PM on 24th May 2011

Hair we go: President Barack Obama meets Jedward after the performance at College Green as Daniel Day Lewis and Brendan Gleeson (right) look on

Hair we go: President Barack Obama meets Jedward after the performance at College Green as Daniel Day Lewis and Brendan Gleeson (right) look on

Smiles better: Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama appear to be having plenty of fun with Jedward

Smiles better: Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama appear to be having plenty of fun with Jedward

Lipstick service: Jedward perform their Eurovision hit before President Barack Obama gave a speech

Lipstick service: Jedward perform their Eurovision hit before President Barack Obama gave a speech

Jedward would have proved a tough act to follow - even for the U.S President

Jedward would have proved a tough act to follow – even for the U.S President

Taking the mic: Jedward belt out Lipstick on a very flowery stage on College Green

Taking the mic: Jedward belt out Lipstick on a very flowery stage on College Green

Ear we go: Jedward put their palms on the side of their heads as part of their energetic Lipstick routine

Ear we go: Jedward put their palms on the side of their heads as part of their energetic Lipstick routine