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Quickies: Sade To Release First Album In 10 Years & Racist Image Of Michelle Obama Taken Down

Sade has announced it will release its first album in 10 years, Soldier in Love, in Feb. 2010. [Oh No They Didn’t]
Actress and singer KeKe Palmer will perform a new song, “Top of the World,” during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. [The Young, Black & Fabulous]
This dysfunctional Thanksgiving Day feast ha…

Annika Harris / November 25, 2009

The Obamas’ State Dinner Not Quite A Rager

‘Tis the season for holiday parties, and Barack and Michelle Obama threw a big one last night—their first state dinner, honoring the prime minister of India. Held on the White House lawn, the Obamas invited politicos like Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Mike Bloomberg and assorted famous folks like Steven Spielberg, Katie Couric, and Gayle…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 25, 2009

Tabloid Cheat Sheet: Oprah And MObama Feuding? Katie Holmes’ $15 Million Tell-All Book?

It’s Wednesday, and is it just me, or has work been especially hard as we head towards the calorific holiday season? Just be glad that you won’t be critiqued by millions on your pecan pie-induced weight gain, and when you get too drunk at the office party, you won’t have to read about it o…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2009

Michelle Obama Causes HUGE Scandal With Colorful Frock

In the sea of black skirts and gray overcoats at The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, where our prez participated in a Veterans Day memorial, the Mrs. popped in robin’s egg blue. While her hubby laid a wreath in honor of America’s fallen heroes, Michelle Obama stood aside in her Maria Pinto teal sheath dress,…

Lauren Panariello / November 12, 2009

Michelle Fenty, D.C.’s Other First Lady

Michelle Fenty sounds a lot like Washington, D.C.’s other first lady on paper. She’s an accomplished attorney, married to an influential politician, and is an involved mother. She met her husband, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty, when she served as his mentor. And she’s also been noted for her stylish wardrobe. But this isn’t the life…

Annika Harris / November 11, 2009

Michelle Obama’s Family Tree Has A White Branch

Genealogists have been busy reconstructing the First Lady’s family tree and what they’ve discovered is shocking—but really only to Debbie Shields, who is apparently Michelle Obama’s cousin. And yes, she’s white as can be. But are we really surprised by this? As most of us know, there were many African and American couplings (both consensual…

Ami Angelowicz / November 10, 2009

Ever Wonder What Michelle Obama Smells Like?

What does Michelle Obama smell like? Apparently, our first guesses of sunshine and warm apple pie were wrong. The First Lady’s signature scent has been revealed, and it’s “Love in White” by Creed.

Leonora Epstein / November 10, 2009

Quote Of The Day: Michelle Obama Gives Great Dating Advice

“Cute’s good. But cute only lasts for so long, and then it’s, Who are you as a person? That’s the advice I would give to women: Don’t look at the bankbook or the title. Look at the heart. Look at the soul. Look at how the guy treats his mother and what he says about…

Wendy Atterberry / November 9, 2009

Mom-Bama Fashion: Michelle Shops At Talbots

Once again Michelle Obama has put design within reach for the masses by wearing this white wool sheath dress from mom-tastic store Talbots. (It retails for a moderate $200.) We have to say, Mobama certainly rocks the look better than the Talbots model. If we were browsing the site, we’d probably pass the item by.

Leonora Epstein / November 6, 2009

“Iron Chef America” Heads To The White House

The Food Network announced this week that it will air a two-hour “Super Chef Special” of “Iron Chef America,” which will feature First Lady Michelle Obama, White House Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford, and the White House Kitchen Garden. On Jan. 3, celebrity chefs Mario Batali, Bobby Flay, and Emeril Lagasse will be greeted by Obama…

Annika Harris / November 6, 2009

A Sneak Peek Into The Obama Marriage!

If you’re anything like me, you’re jealous of Michelle Obama. Those clothes. Those cutie-pie kids. That husband. That Glamour cover. And that address! But in an eye-opening New York Times Magazine cover story on the Obama marriage, Michelle is candid about their relationship’s ups and (surprising number of) downs. All political marriages are, by definition,…

Jessica Wakeman / October 29, 2009

First Lady Michelle Obama Gets The Cover For Glamour’s Women Of The Year Issue

Michelle Obama is doing her part to save the struggling magazine industry by appearing on the cover of Glamour for its December Women of the Year issue. Editor in chief Cindi Leive writes on Glamour’s website that the magazine is honoring the first lady’s “commitment to mentoring young women.” On the inside pages, Michelle i…

Catherine Strawn / October 28, 2009

Michelle Obama Is Too Cute For Words On “Jay Leno”

How cute is Michelle Obama? She hobnobs with the Queen and the Pope, but via satellite on “The Jay Leno Show” this past Friday night, she owned up to being nervous appearing on live TV. (We think she did fine!) The First Lady plugged a support-the-troops PSA she filmed with Jill Biden and…

Jessica Wakeman / October 26, 2009

Win It! Mrs. O: The Face Of Fashion Democracy

Ever since her husband began campaigning for the presidency, Michelle Obama has been in the spotlight — and so has her closet. Mrs. O documents the first lady’s wardrobe on the campaign trail and in the White House with more than 120 photographs. Close-ups of Jimmy Choo pumps, Erickson Beamon brooches, Maria Pinto dresses, and…

Catherine Strawn / October 23, 2009

Adopt Me, Please.

The official Obama family portrait was posted on the White House photostream and OMG the first family is so gorgeous. Annie Leibovitz did good. But where’s Bo?

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 23, 2009

Michelle Obama’s Version Of Heaven Is The McDonalds Drive-Thru

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Michelle Obama spoke to the Department of Health and Human Services yesterday afternoon. Relax, the clip above is not at all boring. It’s Michy talking about how she relied on fast food when she was working and raising Sasha and Malia, and comparing the drive-thru to heaven. She’s kind of hilarious.

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 14, 2009

Michelle Obama Is Now An Action Figure

What with those sculpted arms and supermom credentials, it was only a matter of time before someone would turn the First Lady into some type of cartoon-y character. Behold the new Michelle Obama action figure, a product of Jailbreak Toys (which also produces the similar Barack Obama action figure). While the doll’s huge head and…

Leonora Epstein / October 14, 2009

Today’s Lady News: Italy’s Prime Minister Calls Michelle Obama “Sun-Tanned”

Italy’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi made a stupid joke about Barack and Michelle Obama’s dark skin, calling it a suntan. According to the AP, he told a crowd in Milan he was bringing well wishes from the United States from “what’s his name? Some, tanned guy. Ah, Barack Obama!” He then continued, “You won’t believe…

Jessica Wakeman / September 29, 2009

The First Lady’s Feet Are Put To The Test … What’s Your Pain Threshold For Heels?

Last night the Obamas hosted a dinner for the G20 summit, and, naturally, Michelle was expertly styled. Reports The New York Times:”Mrs. Obama [wore] a taupe, pink and green patterned cocktail dress with straps. Pink patent leather two-inch heels. Hair pulled back in a full, bouffant faux-ponytail. Long pearl necklace, pearl earrings. No stockings.”…

Leonora Epstein / September 25, 2009

Japanese Harper’s Bazaar Turns Michelle Obama Into A Blond Doll

The latest Japanese edition of Harper’s Bazaar presents an interesting take on first lady fashion by dressing up a blond-haired, blue-eyed Barbie-like doll in a number of outfits and plopping her into scenes with various presidents. The animal print-wearing Michelle Obama stand-in is especially curious (take a look at it after the jump). Is thi…

Catherine Strawn / September 24, 2009
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