Obama praises Hathaway, says she was best in `Dark Knight`

London: US President Barack Obama thinks Anne Hathaway "was the best thing" in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’.

He spoke about the film Monday during a fundraiser campaign at producer Harvey Weinstein`s Connecticut home, reports contactmusic.com.

"I got a chance to see `Batman`, and she (Anne Hathway) was the best thing in it. That`s just my personal opinion," said Obama.

Hathway was also in attendance as one of the evening`s co-hosts, along with Joanne Woodward, Aaron Sorkin and Weinstein.