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Here’s Michelle Obama’s Speech At Maya Angelou’s Memorial Service

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"She Wanted All Of Us To Be Phenomenal"

Michelle Obama spoke this weekend at the memorial service for beloved author Maya Angelou, who died on May 28 at age 86. Her tearful and touching speech remembers Angelou for celebrating Black women’s beauty. “Oh, how desperately black girls needed that message,” the First Lady said. “As a young woman, I needed that message.”

Read Mrs. Obama’s full speech after the jump:
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Michelle Obama Wants To #BringBackOurGirls

First Lady Michelle Obama has joined citizens of the globe in calling to #BringBackOurGirls. The hashtags and photos ask for the release of the 200+ Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped from their boarding school by a militant Islamist group, Boko Haram, which opposes education for girls and women. Of course, this crisis needs more than just signs and tweets. But at least this sign-holder has the most powerful man in the world’s ear. [Twitter.com/FLOTUS]

Michelle Obama To Appear On “Nashville”

  • FLOTUS will appear on an upcoming “military-themed” episode of “Nashville” set at Fort Campbell Army base in Kentucky. This appearance is in addition to another upcoming cameo on “Parks & Recreation.” Do you have your SAG card yet, Michelle? [Vanity Fair]
  • Vibrators look like cellphones now. [Nerve]
  • Peaches Geldof’s funeral will be held this Monday in Kent, England, in the church where her parents married. The cause of the 25-year-old’s sudden death still hasn’t been determined. [Page Six]
  • Could the “Game Of Thrones” poisoning happen in real life? [Boing Boing] Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Brings Kale Chips To “Ew!” With Jimmy Fallon & Will Ferrell

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EW!
  • Kale chips? EW! The First Lady stopped by “The Tonight Show” last night to promote healthy eating and exercise — dance party! — on Jimmy Fallon’s “Ew!” sketch with Will Ferrell. Someone made out with picture of Harry Styles … but not the First Lady, obvs. [YouTube]
  • Christina Aguilera is pregnant! The newly engaged pop star is expecting her second child with her fiancé Matthew Rutler. Xtina has a six-year-old son Max with her ex-husband Jordan Bratman. [US Weekly]
  • That Duke University freshman who pays for her schooling by doing porn tells all. [xoJane]
  • Vivid CEO Steve Hirsch called Farrah Abraham a “fraud” and offered her $1 million if a lie detector test proves she has been raped and drugged, as she recently claimed. He is so gross. [Celebuzz] Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Speech Interrupted By Gay Rights Heckler

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Big Bird & Michelle
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Big Bird flew down to the White House to look for some healthy snacks. Read More »
Michelle's Midlife Crisis
The First Lady said she got bangs because she's having a midlife crisis. Read More »
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Last night, at a private Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington, a protester started heckling First Lady Michelle Obama — which lead to the First Lady  threatening to leave the stage. The heckler, who was later identified as Ellen Sturtz of the gay rights organization GetEQUAL, shouted at Obama about the president’s record on ending discrimination against people on the basis of their sexual orientation. Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Looks Stiff On Her New Vogue Cover

Michelle's New Bangs
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What do we think of the First Lady's new bangs? Read More »
Shut Up, Karl
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Karl Lagerfeld harrumphs at the First Lady's hairdo. Read More »
Michelle's Midlife Crisis
The First Lady said she got bangs because she's having a midlife crisis. Read More »
Karl Apologizes
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... for what he said about Michelle Obama's bangs. Read More »
  • How do we feel about Michelle Obama’s latest Vogue cover?  She’s lovely, of course, but her pose looks kind of stiff. It brings to mind those senior year school photos you have to take where you pose awkwardly, right?
  • Guys. They are getting rid of Google Reader. I can’t deal. [Google Blog]
  • But Choco Treasures (a knockoff of banned Kinder Eggs) are going to be legal. So it’s kinda a wash. [Neatorama]
  • Kickstarter raised $2 million for a “Veronica Mars” movie in less than one day. [New York Times]
  • Time to air some dirty laundry: M.I.A. is taking her custody battle with Benjamin Bronfman over Twitter. [Radar Online] Keep reading »

Big Bird & Michelle Obama Talk Healthy Snacks

Michelle's Midlife Crisis
The First Lady said she got bangs because she's having a midlife crisis. Read More »
Shut Up, Karl
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Karl Lagerfeld harrumphs at the First Lady's hairdo. Read More »
Watch The Obamas Dance
Jennifer Hudson serenaded the first couple to an Al Green song. Read More »
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"Sesame Street" In The White House

Big Bird flew up from Sesame Street to help Michelle Obama hunt for healthy snacks in the White House kitchen as part of her Let’s Move! campaign.

Another video about how much fun (?) it is to exercise, after the jump… Keep reading »

Watch Jennifer Hudson Serenade The Obamas With Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”

Obama's Address
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Listen to President Obama's 2013 inaugural address. Read More »
What They Wore
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Here's how the Obama ladies dressed at the inauguration. Read More »
Beyonce Sings!
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Her huge green earrings stole the show. Read More »
Adorable!

The First Family Wears Thom Browne, J.Crew & Kate Spade To The Inauguration

Darn those Obama ladies for dressing warmly on an ice cold day and making it look easy. The First Family pulled out all the stops for the Inauguration this morning, with the First Lady wearing a Thom Browne coat and dress, a Reed Krakoff cardigan, J.Crew belt and shoes, and a Cathy Waterman necklace. Malia, 14, is also wearing J.Crew and Sasha, 11, is wearing Kate Spade. Michelle’s mom Marian Robinson didn’t get any style credits, which is a shame, because she looks pretty toasty too! [BuzzFeed]

Obama's Address
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Listen to President Obama's 2013 inaugural address. Read More »
Who Is Thom Browne?
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Michelle Obama isn't the only one who loves this designer. Read More »
Beyonce Sings!
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Her huge green earrings stole the show. Read More »

Michelle Obama’s Got Bangs!

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... and other life-shattering revelations from the New York Times. Read More »
Bangin' Bangs
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Bang Failures
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7 stars who've tried and maybe failed with bangs. Read More »
  • ZOMG Michelle Obama got bangs, as per a new pic posted on her Twitter feed. What do we think? [BuzzFeed]
  • Kim Kardashian’s childbirth will not be documented for the cameras, praise be. [PopBytes]
  • God’s perfect man, Matt Bomer, is now designing … pocket squares? [Socialite Life]
  • Michelle Williams from Destiny’s Child has opened up about her private battle with depression. [Stupid Celebrities]

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