Bob Dylan skipped President Obama’s White House meeting with American Nobel Prize winners, according to The Hill.
“Unfortunately, Bob Dylan will not be at the White House today. So everyone can relax,” Obama’s spokesman Josh Earnest, told reporters.
Obama had previously publicly offered his congratulations to Dylan on winning the Nobel Prize for literature.
Congratulations to one of my favorite poets, Bob Dylan, on a well-deserved Nobel. https://t.co/c9cnANWPCS
— President Obama (@POTUS44) October 13, 2016
Dylan has kept a low profile since the award was announced. AP reports that Dylan won’t be visiting Stockholm to pick up his 2016 Nobel Prize for literature at the ceremony on December 10, telling the Academy that “he wishes he could receive the prize personally, but other commitments make it unfortunately impossible.”
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