TODAY | February 12, 2014
>>> state dinner at the white house last night. and francois hollande didn't have a date at tuesday night's state dinner . he was seated in a special place between president barack obama and first lady michelle obama . the first couple welcomed him on to the red carpet . and celebrities were there, like bradley cooper . guests were treated to a menu of caviar, ribeye beef and cotton candy . president obama welcomed guests before delivering the toast. and singer mary j. blije performed following the dinner.