Malia Obama Lands Internship With Harvey Weinstein After Secret Trip To South America

The eldest Obama daughter has landed one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood, after it was revealed she went on a secret hiking trip around South America last year

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After eight years standing alongside the First Family, the Obamas' eldest daughter is finally stepping out on her own, having recently nabbed a coveted internship with one of Hollywood's biggest producers.

According to Page Six, Malia Obama has landed a position with Oscar-winning producer Harvey Weinstein – the man behind films such as The Artist and The King's Speech – in the New York office of The Weinstein Co.

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The 18-year-old will start her position in February, after the Obamas finish their well-deserved holiday in Palm Springs. The outgoing First daughter will then attend Harvard University in September following her 'gap year'.

However, this isn't the first time Malia has made waves in Hollywood. In 2015, Malia worked as an intern in New York on Lena Dunham's HBO series Girls.

She's also spent time on the Los Angeles set of Halle Berry's CBS drama series Extant.

The news of Malia's internship comes a day after The New York Times reported the teenager secretly spent three months traveling around Bolivia and Peru in late 2016.

Traveling with a group of teens as part of the Colorado-based programme 'Where There Be Dragons', the trip saw Malia – who is fluent in Spanish – embarking on a five-day trek Bolivia's Cordillera Real mountain range.

The three guides on the trip were unaware that the security guards accompanying the group were there for the Obama child.

'There was a blonde girl, and we assumed she was the important one,' tour guide Gregario Mamani told the New York Times.

Once they realized who they'd been hiking with, Mamani said: 'She was very humble, chatty, spoke Spanish very well. She was mesmerized by the Bolivian landscape.'

During Malia's 83-day journey, she lived with a family in a small Bolivian town called Tiquipaya and took over the household chores and cooking during her trip.

We can't wait to see what's in store for Malia in years to come.

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