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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… READ MORE »


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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] … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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 his… READ MORE »


Style

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… READ MORE »


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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] … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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“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! … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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“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… READ MORE »


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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] … READ MORE »


Style

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] … READ MORE »


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Randy, across the pond rumor alert! A new tell-all book alleges that French First Lady Carla Bruni told Michelle Obama that she and French President Nicolas Sarkozy once kept a “senior Head of State”waiting because they were busy shagging. Many people suspect that super important person was actually the Queen of England. Oh no, she… READ MORE »


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With Earth Day quickly approaching, it’s time to devote your attention to nature. Whether you’re one of the smart few who regularly works to keep our planet healthy, or you’ve just become inspired as of late, it’s important to recognize those who marry their talents with their passion to save the world. One jewelry designer… READ MORE »


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Lady Gaga better watch her back. Her recent win in a Time.com poll about the most influential people of 2010 has meant quite a few snubs for other fashion folk. Among them are Michelle Obama coming in at 14 and La Wintour herself all the way down at 122. If we know anything about Anna,… READ MORE »


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OK, that’s not a real quote from the First Lady. But it is what Michelle Obama’s character on “The Simpsons” said when she stopped by Springfield to assure Lisa Simpson that it’s OK to be smart. Damn, why couldn’t she have stopped by our elementary school to defend us from social ostracism? [HuffingtonREAD MORE »


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