White House Easter Egg Roll: The Wanted, Quvenzhane Wallis, other VIP guests

March 30, 2013
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President Obama and the Easter Bunny at last year’s Easter Egg Roll. (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

On Friday, the White House released the final list of kid-friendly entertainment for Monday’s Easter Egg Roll, and (squeal alert!) some more teen idols are on the list: British boy band The Wanted.

They join Robbie Novak (aka “Kid President”), actress Quvenzhané Wallis, singer Jordin Sparks, NASCAR’s Danica Patrick, Elmo, a bunch of celebrity chefs and pro athletes and many, many more, including (we’re just guessing here; he’s not mentioned on the list) that big white rabbit. (But who is in the costume? It’s often a White House staffer, reports our colleague Al Kamen, who spoke to a few veteran bunnies.) Local radio personality Tommy McFly will serve as official emcee.

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