Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Barack Obama Isn’t A Kardashians Fan

“…the Kardashians — when they watch that stuff — [Barack] doesn’t like that as much. I sort of feel like if we’re talking about it, and I’m more concerned with how they take it in — what did you learn when you watched that? And if they’re learning the right lessons, like, ‘That was crazy,’…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 22, 2011

Michelle Obama To Set Jumping Jack World Record

Michelle Obama is our hero. She is using the get-lots-of-people-to-do-a-simple-thing strategy in order to set a Guinness World Record. More specifically, she is teaming up with National Geographic Kids to break the world record for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24 hour period, beginning on October 11 at 3 p.m. and ending…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 7, 2011

Michelle Obama Stocks Up At Target

The First Lady was spotted on a bit of a shopping spree at Target this week. I honestly did not realize she could just waltz into Tar-jay like any ol’ bargain-seeker; does the Secret Service have to do a sweep of the store first? Also, I wonder if she’s got any Missoni in those bags… [Buzzfeed]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2011

Swoon: Michelle Obama’s Fierce “Essence” Cover

First Lady Michelle Obama and her power-arms grace the October issue of Essence. Does this woman take a bad picture, ever? I would make a joke about wanting to raid her closet, but the Secret Service might come after me. [Essence]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 3, 2011

Barack Obama Glad Michelle Still Finds Him Cute At 50

“What I really want right now is to get a debt-ceiling deal for my birthday … I feel real good about 5-0. I’ve got a little greyer since I took this job, but otherwise, I feel pretty good. Michelle still thinks I’m cute. And I guess that’s, that’s all that matters, isn’t?”
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By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 1, 2011

Morning Quickies: Michelle Obama Guest Stars On “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”

Michelle Obama will appear on an episode of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” in October, where she’ll help restore a resource center for homeless female veterans outside of Fort Bragg in North Carolina. The episode will film this week as the First Lady spruces up a greenhouse and a children’s playroom at the center. Obama isn’t…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 20, 2011

Michelle Obama Shows Desmond Tutu How A Push-Up’s Done

Michelle Obama was in South Africa this week with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, promoting fitness and HIV/AIDS awareness. Also, they were apparently showing off their guns in a push-up contest. [LA Times]…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 24, 2011

Beyoncé Gets Down For Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Campaign

Beyoncé‘s getting down in the cafeteria! B filmed this adorable “Move Your Body” music video for Michelle Obama‘s “Let’s Move!” campaign. I don’t think most principals would be thrilled if kids were doing these moves while they wait in line for tater tots, but at least it’s exercise, right? All these kids look…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 30, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Michele Bachmann Bitches About Breastfeeding

Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) opposed a change in IRS code to offer tax deductions for breast pumps and complained that First Lady Michelle Obama’s promotion of breastfeeding as an anti-obesity issue amounts to a “nanny state.” [Minnesota Independent, The Grio, The Root]
Amy DeLong , a lesbian Methodist minister in Wisconsin, is facing a church…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 16, 2011

Who Is Calling Michelle Obama Fat?

Michelle Obama? Fat? The woman whose toned upper-arms have headlined the 10 o’clock news? Who would dare say such a thing? In a cartoon on a conservative web site called BigGovernment.com, the First Lady and the president are depicted chowing down on dinner — she with a pile of hamburgers and French fries and he…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 15, 2011

Quickies: No Facebook For The Obama Girls & Another Crazy Taylor Momsen Get-up

First Lady Michelle Obama says Sasha and Malia Obama are not on Facebook and apparently this has caused a controversy. Yeah, if they were on Facebook, they wouldn’t call people gay slurs like the Palin children. [Mediaite]
They got married, like, a hot second ago, but Katy Perry and Russell Brand are reportedly asking around…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 9, 2011

Rush Limbaugh Suggests The TSA Grope The Obama Daughters

Another week, another inappropriate Rush Limbaugh comment. Yesterday on his radio show, the conservative talk show host was discussing the hot topic of the day: TSA airport pat-downs. “Do you know when Obama went swimming with his daughter to show it was safe, during the oil spill?” He asked. “How about taking hi…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 24, 2010

Watch Out Vera Wang, Here Comes Jason Wu

Looks like Jason Wu is giving Vera Wang a run for her money. The Michelle Obama-preferred designer is entering the bridal market with a line of wedding dresses for Net-A-Porter. Says Wu: “The capsule collection includes wonderful options for a bride, but also has a relaxed attitude with pieces that can be worn to other…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 10, 2010

A Look Back At Eleanor Roosevelt’s First Lady Fashion

While we’ve been eclipsed by Mobama as the “first” First Lady in fashion, WWD reminds us that presidential wives have a long history of maintaining appearances. Here, an old sketch of choices for Eleanor Roosevelt’s inauguration dress. Classy! [WWD]…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 2, 2010

Carla Bruni Sells Out Michelle Obama

French first lady Carla Bruni was supposedly extremely unhappy with the unauthorized biography Carla: A Secret Life, which claimed that she had extensive plastic surgery and was a man eater who still flirts to make hubby Nicolas Sarkozy jealous. So she decided to participate in another biography, Carla and the Ambitious, by Michael Darmon and…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 16, 2010

Quotable: Ashley Olsen Reveals Her Dream Client For The Row

“I’d love to get Michelle Obama in The Row. The simple suits and things. It’s all made in America, so why not?”Ashley Olsen isn’t satisfied with just Charlize Theron and Jessica Biel wearing her fashions on their backs. Ashley has her sights set on a bigger fish — the first lady!

By: Annika Harris / August 14, 2010

Michelle And Sasha Obama’s Trip To Spain Becomes A Big To-Do

Michelle and Sasha Obama arrived back from their trip to Spain yesterday afternoon, and the whole trip has turned into a media circus. A columnist from The New York Daily News called Michelle the “modern-day Marie Antoinette” for going on a “glitzy Spanish vacation” while the country is in a recession. A Washington Times editor…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 9, 2010

Quotable: Michelle Obama Doesn’t Talk Weight With Her Girls

“We have conversations around health, food, and activity. I tell them sports are something I want them to engage in because it’s good for them. It’s good to practice teamwork, to understand what it means to suffer a loss, to win with grace. It has nothing to do with weight, it has everything to do…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 7, 2010

Quickies: Is Michelle Obama The Modern Day Marie Antoinette & Michaele Salahi Claims “Media Torture”

Michelle Obama has been criticized for her lavish vacation in Marbella. [DailyMail]
The IRS has hit Wyclef Jean, but will this affect his bid for Haiti’s presidency? [The Smoking Gun]
Who is the first pregnant woman to make Vanity Fair‘s best-dressed list? [Babble]…

By: Carli Alexa Blau / August 5, 2010

Michelle Obama Shines At White House State Dinner

We can’t get over Michelle‘s curly bob, which is such a departure from her normally straight hair. And she’s almost convinced us that matching eyeshadow is a “do.” Oh, and the President looks good, too! [Washington, D.C., 5/19/10]…

By: Annika Harris / May 20, 2010
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