Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Five Things To Know About White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers

Desirée Rogers, 49, is the White House social secretary and a longtime friend of President and Michelle Obama. This former Chicago business executive and fashion lover is bringing fun to the White House. After the jump, a primer on this smart and stylish woman.
By: Catherine Strawn / February 27, 2009

“Obama Is Gay!” Plus 10 Other Tabloid Lies

ZOMG! Did you hear?! President Obama is GAY! According to The Globe, that is. Tabloids sell amazing lies that millions of people buy. While it would have been doubly empowering for America to not only elect its first African-American, but also its first openly homosexual President, these rumors are just fun fantasies good…
By: Simcha / February 26, 2009

Quickies!: Kate’s Stripper Pole, Rihanna’s Valentine, & The Inside Of The Spoon

Kate Hudson apparently has a stripper pole installed in her bathroom so Owen Wilson can get hard when he showers at her place. We just love multi-tasking. [Dlisted] A fan is custom-designing a 14K gold diamond necklace for Rihanna, who's had one helluva week, so the singer will not go empty handed o…
By: Annika Harris / February 12, 2009

Michelle Obama Hasn’t Worn Maria Pinto Lately, But Will The Designer Get Some Love From Oscar?

Maria Pinto, the Chicago designer who has dressed Michelle Obama on many occasions, is among seven up-and-coming designers competing to have their gowns worn onstage at this year's Academy Awards. Pinto's platinum-hued jacquard strapless gown is in keeping with the Old Hollywood theme of the night, which all the "Designer Challenge" contestants seem…
By: Annika Harris / February 11, 2009

Michelle Obama Is The Fourth Black Woman To Grace Vogue’s Cover

It's official: Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl. The March 2009 issue, which will hit newsstands next week, features the first lady on its cover wearing a Jason Wu dress (the same designer who created her inauguration night gown). Inside the magazine, Obama is pictured at the Hay-Adams hotel i…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 11, 2009

Quickies!: Mars Is The New Celeb Kid On The Block, Stay Youthful Like Demi Moore

Bronx Mogli has been dethroned. Mars Merkaba, Erykah Badu's newborn, now has the strangest celebrity baby name. [Dlisted] Lynne from "The Real Housewives of Orange County" is dumb as a box of white rice. Not only is she not sure there's air conditioning in her home, but she also thinks horseradish comes from…
By: Annika Harris / February 4, 2009

Ty Retires Malia And Sasha Look-A-Like Dolls

Remember those Malia and Sasha TyGirls dolls that just happened to come out in January and also happened to resemble the first daughters? Well, a spokeswoman for Michelle Obama had said that the dolls were inappropriately using "young private citizens for marketing purposes," and suddenly Ty has retired the dolls. Really…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 4, 2009

Star Couplings: President Obama and First Lady Michelle Have Storytime

President Obama and Michelle made a surprise visit to a D.C. Charter school to read to the children. And he shook all their hands! There's no way the kids did their homework last night after that visit. [Bossip] Bobby Brown is producing more offspring. His girlfriend is pregnant with his fifth child. I…
By: Persia Ali / February 4, 2009

Pay Tribute To Michelle Obama’s Style Without Wearing A Cheap Knockoff

The Michelle Obama-focused style blog Mrs. O is getting into the Obama-inspired fashion business. Don't worry, the site hasn't become completely tasteless and started selling knockoffs of her outfits. Instead, they're copying her in a cheeky way, by putting her style on an American Apparel shirt. The Mrs. O…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 2, 2009

The Obamas Are Bringing Sexy Back To Marriage

I'm a big fan of the old "Thin Man" movies from the 30's and '40's. If you haven't seen them, they're about Nick Charles, a wry and debonair detective who enjoys martinis, solving convoluted murder plots, and spending time with his lanky wife Nora. I can take or leave the murder mystery element of the…
By: Claire Zulkey / January 30, 2009

Five Reasons Why We’d Love An Obama Baby

By now you've heard the totally unsubstantiated rumor that Michelle Obama might be pregnant. The chances of it being true are slim. After all, having just turned 45 years old, Michelle is of the age where it's very difficult to conceive naturally, and something tells me that she and Barack (Is it…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2009

Star Couplings: Michelle Obama Pregnancy Rumors!

Michelle Obama might be spending her time in the White House pregnant. OMG! This would be amazing. Michelle and Barack already have the most adorable kids. We all want to see another one. [Perez Hilton] Kelly Rowland fired her manager Matthew Knowles, aka Beyonce's daddy. Seriously Kelly. It's about time. He's done nothing…
By: Persia Ali / January 29, 2009

Quickies!: Michelle Obama Has Beef With Beyonce?

According to MediaTakeout.com, the National Enquirer (we know, quality sources, right?) is poised to report that The First Lady apparently didn't like the way Beyonce was making goo-goo eyes at her man, President Obama, and threatened to ban her from the inaugural festivities. [Media Takeout] Hawaii is considering a plan to drop-kick all…
By: Persia Ali / January 28, 2009

Star Couplings: One Of The Spice Girls Is Engaged

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is engaged. Which Spice Girl was she again? Baby, Scary? Oh, Ginger, that's right. [Popeater] If you thought maybe Prince Harry and his girlfriend Chelsea Davy were going to get back together, think again. She posted her new single status on Facebook. That means it's totally over now.
By: Persia Ali / January 27, 2009

And The Obama Copycats Begin…

Michelle Obama's two Inauguration Day outfits are already getting copied. Faviana, known for "reinterpreting" gowns worn by celebrities, drew up sketches immediately after Obama appeared on Tuesday. The knock-off of Isabel Toledo's lemongrass dress and jacket will retail for $450 and the copy of Jason Wu's white gown will cost $400, and they, along with…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

Malia And Sasha Obama Know What They Like, Fashion-Wise

Michelle Obama is getting a lot of attention for her keen fashion sense, but it seems that she passed along her style gene to daughters Malia and Sasha. In November, the first lady's team approached J.Crew about submitting sketches for inaugural events, and the label submitted 20 sketches based on details they received about the…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

The Obamas Are Into WHAT???

Listen, I'm not going to attempt to explain this video. What does it all mean? I have no clue. One thing is for sure. It's fascinating. On Fox 2 News in Detroit, a sexpert takes to the airwaves for a segment called "The Love Doctor" to reveal what the intimate relationship of Michelle and Barack…
By: Susannah Breslin / January 23, 2009

Mrs. Obama To Do Fashion Week?

Not even three full days into being The First Lady, Fashion Week organizers are already planning to invite Michelle Obama to the festivities in February in New York City. Mrs. Obama has been making headlines for her fashion trends for some time so this invite comes as no surprise. She's been so influential for her…
By: Persia Ali / January 22, 2009

Should Michelle Obama Get A Salary As First Lady?

America is going to expect a lot from Barack Obama over his next four to eight years as president. And a lot will also be expected of his wife, who will essentially be doing her job backwards. And in heels. Well, maybe not so much. But she won't be getting paid. Should we remedy thi…
By: Meghan Keane / January 22, 2009

Five Things You Should Know About Jason Wu

The name Jason Wu is hot on everyone's lips right now, as it should be. The 26-year-old designed Michelle Obama's inaugural ball gown and, let's not forget, the shift dress she wore for a Barbara Walters interview in November. After the jump, a brief introduction to the cherubic-faced designer, whose dress for the new First…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 21, 2009
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