Posts tagged "michelle obama"

No, Michelle Obama Topless On A Magazine Cover Is Not “Artsy”

Plenty of absurd things are “artsy,” like crafting Jesus on the cross out of elephant feces or giving birth inside an art gallery as a live action installation. But a drawing of Michelle Obama topless on the cover of Spain’s Magazine de Fuera de Serie is plain old tasteless. In my opinion, they have every right

Jessica Wakeman / August 27, 2012

Hot Links: Barack And Michelle Obama Smooch For The Cameras

President Obama and Michelle Obama indulged in a little PDA while watching Team USA’s basketball team compete in Washington, DC. Get a room, you two! We know there are plenty back at home. [Tres Sugar]
Mysterious weird news headline of the day: “Walmart Shopper Tricked Into Gross Act With Her Toe.” This i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 17, 2012

Cop Behind Alleged Michelle Obama Death Threat Still Actively Employed

Crazy scary news out of Washington, D.C. this morning. A cop who worked as a motorcycle escort for White House officials and other dignitaries is currently under investigation for allegedly being overheard making threatening comments toward Michelle Obama, say police officials.
The officer was allegedly discussing other threats to the Obamas with members of his unit and said he would shoot the First Lady &#8230…

The Stir / July 13, 2012

Oh My, It’s First Lady Cookie Bake-Off Time

The cookie bake-off between the First Lady and her husband’s opponent’s wife is afoot. You can’t see me rolling my eyes, but trust me, it is happening. Please, please, please, can Hillary run for president in 2016 so the world can learn Bill Clinton’s Rice Krispy treats? [Slate]
We know all about the…

Jessica Wakeman / July 2, 2012

The Obamas Talk About Their First Date

Allow me to go out on a limb and suggest that the Obamas have got to be the most in love couple ever to live in the White House. I mean, I know I wasn’t around for the vast majority of our country’s history, and there isn’t digital evidence of many prior presidents and their…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 25, 2012

The First Lady Joins Pinterest

Michelle Obama is now on Pinterest! But in all honesty, Ann Romney’s got the better Pinterest account — the First Lady has a couple pics of her family, but Romney shares recipes, crafts and books to read. [Pinterest]
Hottie Joseph Fiennes is joining the cast of “American Horror Story” season two. [PopBytes]…

Jessica Wakeman / June 13, 2012

Michelle Obama Talks Race, Her Girls & Being Tucked Into Bed On “The View”

Michelle Obama kept it classy on “The View” this morning, as always. The First Lady gamely fielded questions about the president tucking her into bed at night and whether she would ever consider running for office. (Answer: hell no!) She also discussed the continued prevalence of racism in this country. But I was most interested i…

Jessica Wakeman / May 29, 2012

Michelle Obama Would Love To Be Beyonce

Who would Michelle Obama be if she could be someone else? Beyoncé. Just one problem: The first lady can’t sing. “Gosh, if I had some gift, I’d be Beyoncé. I’d be some great singer,” she reveals in an interview with People magazine set to hit newsstands today. “The power of music, being able to…

Newser / May 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Michelle Obama Gets Tucked In Bed By Her Husband

Aww, this is adorable: Michelle Obama tells People magazine the president “tucks her in” each night.  “We have a ritual where he tucks me in, because I’m usually in bed before anybody,” she said. “He’ll come and turn the lights out and give me a kiss and we’ll talk. He’s like, ‘Ready to be

Jessica Wakeman / May 25, 2012

What Songs Are On Your Workout Playlist?

Ever since I got a glimpse of Michelle Obama’s delightfully funky workout playlist, I’ve been curious to know what’s queued up on the iPods of everybody at the gym. And since most people I know are always in the market for new workout music, I thought it would be good to share our favorite song…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2012

How Young Barack Obama Wooed The Ladies, According To His Ex-GFs

Once upon a time, a young college student named Barry transferred from Occidental College in California to Columbia University. The year was 1981. The fashion styles were perhaps regrettable. And the young man was Barack Obama, who later went on to become the first African-American president of the United States. In a new cover story…

Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2012

Read Beyoncé’s Letter To Michelle Obama

Apropos of … nothing, apparently? … Beyoncé penned an open letter to Michelle Obama on her website in which she lauds the First Lady as “a caring mother, a loving wife” and “the FIRST LADY!!!!”  By golly, it’s just the cutest thing ever. Read it, after the jump!

Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2012

Hairstyling Is Not On POTUS’s Resume

The White House knows that the public looooooves it when Barack Obama talks about his children — and we should, those kids are adorable — so it doesn’t surprise me his campaign released a video of POTUS recounting this one time he tried to do Malia’s hair when she was four. And he really sucked…

Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2012

Morning Quickies: Sasha & Malia Obama Aren’t Allowed To Pig Out

Michelle Obama said that even though they live in the White House, Sasha and Malia “can’t go in the refrigerator and get what they want,” she told Billy Bush. “They can’t pick up the phone and order anything. They’re kids,” she said. “That’s the point that I make to them: You live in the White…

Jessica Wakeman / February 10, 2012

Michelle Obama Challenges Jimmy Fallon To Tug-Of-War, Potato Sack Race

Reason #3,091 that Michelle Obama is awesome: she kicks ass in a potato sack race! The First Lady invited Jimmy Fallon to the White House to film a “Late Night” segment about her Let’s Move campaign, which in addition to inspiring kids to exercise also gets celebs doing cute things while breaking a sweat. Jimmy need…

Jessica Wakeman / February 8, 2012

Hot Links: Stupid Carrie Bradshow Quotes & Michelle Obama Demonstrates How She Gets Those Guns

Even when I was a huge fan of “Sex and the City,” I never particularly liked Carrie Bradshaw. This slideshow of some of her dumbest quotes reaffirms why I always preferred Miranda, Samantha, and Charlotte. [College Candy]
Your Tango is celebrating Valentine’s Day by urging their readers to break up with their exes.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 2, 2012

Michelle Obama Probably Didn’t Spend $50,000 At Agent Provacateur

There’s a report going around that FLOTUS Michelle Obama spent $50,000 recently at high-end fancy lady lingerie shop Agent Provacateur. Annnnd that thanks to Mrs. Obama’s splurge, the store is enjoying increased sales all around. The shopping spree supposedly happened last year at the store’s Madison Avenue location, when the First Lady took the Queen of…

Julie Gerstein / January 30, 2012

The Michelle Obama Look Book 2012

Michelle Obama has brought bright colors and pretty prints to the style forefront this year, and with Barack’s reelection campaign underway, there’s sure to be plenty more MObama fashion moments in 2012. Peruse her outfits from 2008 to 20092010and 2011, then click through the slideshow to see our growing collection of the First Lady’s looks. Read's The Cut / January 16, 2012

Michelle Obama Resents “Angry Black Woman” Portrayal

“It’s more interesting to imagine this conflicted situation here and a strong woman and — you know? But that’s been an image that people have tried to paint of me since the day Barack announced, that I’m some angry black woman. … You know, I just try to be me. And my hope is that…

Jessica Wakeman / January 11, 2012

“Mrs. YoMama” Won’t Catch On As Nickname For First Lady, Politician Finds

“Mrs. YoMama” actually won’t be catching on as a new nickname for Michelle Obama, a Kansas politician has found after an awkward email forwarding incident. KS House Speaker Mike O’Neal forwarded an email to fellow Republicans which said, “I’m sure you’ll join me in wishing Mrs. YoMama a wonderful, long Hawaii Christmas vacation — at…

Jessica Wakeman / January 6, 2012
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