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The Obamas Welcome Malala Yousafzai To The White House

The Obamas Welcome Malala Yousafzai To The White House

I love this photo mostly because of the absolute stars in Malia Obama’s eyes as she gazes at Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl targeted by the Taliban for her activism on behalf of girls’ education. So what did Malala and the President talk about? In a statement, the teen said:

“I thanked President Obama for the United States’ work in supporting education in Pakistan and Afghanistan and for Syrian refugees. I also expressed my concerns that drone attacks are fueling terrorism. Innocent victims are killed in these acts, and they lead to resentment among the Pakistani people. If we refocus efforts on education it will make a big impact.”

Such a brave, wise soul in so many ways. Be sure to pick up her memoir, I Am Malala, when it comes out this Tuesday. [The Washington Post[Photo: Getty Images]

How Are We Feeling About Michelle Obama’s Ombre Highlights?

Michelle's New Bangs
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What do we think of the First Lady's new bangs? Read More »
Michelle's Secret Disguise
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The First Lady just wants to go to CVS again, people. Read More »
Meet Sunny Obama
Meet The Newest Addition To The First Family, Sunny Obama!
The newest member of the First Family is one-year-old. Read More »
  • I’m digging Michelle Obama’s ombre highlights, but then again, I have ombre highlights. What do you think? Hopefully her highlights aren’t as polarizing as her bangs. [Uptown Mag]
  • Lauren Conrad taught us valuable life lessons like trust no one, but be nice anyway. [Gurl]
  • Here is your reading list for Labor Day weekend. [Betty Confidential]
  • A new study says you can judge a person by their shoes. Obviously. [Modern Man]
  • If Romeo and Juliet could text, their convo would have looked something like this. [Em & Lo] Keep reading »

Michelle Obama Speech Interrupted By Gay Rights Heckler

Dancing On Jimmy Fallon!
Watch Michelle Obama in "The Evolution of Mom Dancing." Read More »
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 »
Michelle Obama

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 »

Vote For Your Favorite Rad & Inspiring Woman!

It should come as no surprise that for all the obsessing we do about Ryan Gosling, baby pandas, Grumpy Cat, Karl Lagerfeld, Chavril and the endless array of Be My Boyfriend candidates, The Frisky is most inspired by the work of the many rad women we look up to. There are so many pop culture heavyweights and high-powered newsmakers who show us how its done and inspire us with their achievements every day. Naturally, of course, we each have our favorites. With that in mind, each Frisky staff member was tasked with choosing and submitting their favorite rad and inspiring woman — okay, a few of us got to pick two — for nomination, along with a photo of herself and a blurb about why they chose the woman they did.

And now we want you to vote for your favorite of the 10 women we’ve chosen.

The poll will remain open for two weeks — until April 22 — and, at that time, the woman with the most votes will become, effectively, our Rad & Inspiring Woman of the Year.

So what do you say? Will you tell us who you love, too? Vote now! Keep reading »

Michelle Obama: “Barack Is a Sex Symbol”

Michelle Obama was on “Entertainment Tonight” last night—so, needless to say, the interview covered such hard-hitting topics as her husband’s “swag” and her bangs, Mediaite reports. Asked what it’s like to be married to a “sex symbol,” Obama replied of her husband, “He’s got a little swag, you know. That’s OK. I mean, I’m proud of him. He’s a stylish, I think, man who is healthy and he’s smart and he’s passionate and he’s inspiring. And who wouldn’t fall in love with that, you know?” Read more…

Well Played: The Obamas’ Easter Ensembles

The Obamas dressed up in their Sunday best to attend an Easter church service in DC, and as usual, I’m totally in awe of this gorgeous family. Sasha and Malia looked beautiful (and age-appropriate) in their colorful Easter dresses, while the divine Mrs. O opted for a Prabal Gurung dress she’s worn a couple times before. Well played, Obama family! [Photo: Getty]

Michelle Obama GIFS!
The best First Lady GIFs in honor of her birthday. Read More »
Watch The Obamas Dance
Jennifer Hudson serenaded the first couple to an Al Green song. Read More »
Michelle's Midlife Crisis
The First Lady said she got bangs because she's having a midlife crisis. Read More »

President Obama Compares Michelle To Beyonce: “She Upgraded Me”

Even for those who don’t like President Barack Obama’s politics, it’s hard to not admire the love that he and First Lady Michelle Obama share.

The First Couple sat down in separate interviews for Vogue magazine’s April issue — which the FLOTUS fronts in a stunning Reed Krakoff dress — and shared how their marriage has made them better people.

“Michelle’s like Beyoncé in that song,” President Obama said. “‘Let me upgrade ya!’ She upgraded me.” Read more…

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 »

Karl Lagerfeld Backpedals On Michelle Obama’s Bangs

Shut Up, Karl
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Karl Lagerfeld harrumphs at the First Lady's hairdo. Read More »
Michelle's New Bangs
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What do we think of the First Lady's new bangs? Read More »
Karl On Anorexia
He thinks the fashion industry has nothing to do with it. Read More »
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I’m a great admirer of Madame Obama, I just prefer her without bangs because it doesn’t cover her face. But if she wanted to do it for her fiftieth birthday then I like it.

––Karl Lagerfeld, always good for an offensive soundbite, is backing off his previous comment that Michelle Obama’s bangs make her look like a news anchor. In France, that’s apparently an insult. Krazy Karl hit up the French news channel La Chaine Info, found his manners, and thwarted the world’s first hairdo-related international incident. (Except he got her age wrong: she’s 49.) [NYmag.com The Cut]

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 »
let's move
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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 »

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