Mel Brooks Pretended to Pants President Obama While Receiving the National Medal of Arts -- Watch!

Alex Ungerman

Life is pretty unpredictable.

Nonetheless, you probably expect that you'll never see an iconic actor try to pants the leader of the free world, but that's where we find ourselves today.

Mel Brooks was awarded the 2015 National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama at the White House on Thursday, when the legendary filmmaker decided to pull a little prank...

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Only @MelBrooks could get away with trying to pants @POTUS at the White House. pic.twitter.com/JjMV9xKqB5

— Matt Wilstein (@TheMattWilstein) September 22, 2016

While accepting the award, Brooks goes down as though he's trying to pull the president's pants down. And it appears that Brooks got a jump on Obama, who took an extra second to react, meaning the 90-year-old star probably could have achieved the feat had he truly wanted to!

After realizing what's going on, Obama seemed to laugh the whole thing off, leaving us all to go about our lives, which are now slightly enriched by the fact that this moment really happened.

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You go, Mel Brooks!

Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton got involved in some political jokery of her own on Thursday, and it was also great.

Watch the video below to see what happened when the Democratic nominee decided to appear on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis.

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