Posts tagged "michelle obama"

Spotted! The Michelle Obama Clothes Line

Sure, she knows a thing or two about high-end designers (Jason Wu, anyone?), but that doesn't mean First Lady Michelle Obama doesn't wear less pricey ones. Her love of The Gap and J.Crew is well-documented and she recently wore both at the cover shoot for a new magazine, Children's Health. The…
By: Zandile Blay / August 7, 2009

Weird And Random Celebrity Song Dedications

During his concert in Philly on Saturday, Elton John dedicated a song to Reese Witherspoon, who was there with her BF, Jake Gyllenhal. Before he started playing "Tiny Dancer," Elton said, "Reese, this one's for you." We think it was pretty random of the singer to shout out Reese, but musicians are always busting…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 3, 2009

How To Rock A Fake Bob Like Michelle Obama’s

Leave it to America's favorite trendsetter, Michelle Obama, to remind us about versatility and resourcefulness. This week, the First Lady showed up to a White House event looking like she had lopped off her hair. Turns out, she didn't cut an inch, but fooled everyone with a fake bob style. A wonderful way to mix…
By: Leonora Epstein / July 24, 2009

Poll: How Often Can You Bust A Rewind?

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By: Catherine Strawn / July 17, 2009

Quickies!: Disturbing Ways To Wear A Man Thong

If you're a dude who's determined to sport a man thong, I guess I can't stop you. But please, please go through this checklist before you leave your house. [AOL] -- Better yet, stay at home. Rumer Willis will make an appearance on "90210," and AnnaLynne McCord is reportedly…
By: Carrie Wasterlain / July 9, 2009

Michelle Obama Is More Popular Than The President

In the popularity contest that is D.C. politics, Barack Obama bested John McCain back in November. But recent polls have shown that if Barack were stacked up against his wife, Michelle, in a Great Big High School Cafeteria, he'd be sweating it out at the dork table. In a recent Harris poll, 68…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 8, 2009

Michelle Obama: One Expensive First Lady

This week the White House released its "Annual Report to Congress on White House Staff," which includes the salary of every White House employee. And if I’ve learned anything from looking over the report it’s that we should forget about Barack, because Michelle has one expensive entourage. She has a $90,000 Chief of…
By: Justine Fields / July 2, 2009

Stupid Tabloid Claim Of The Week: Is Michelle Obama A Lush?!

The war on Michelle Obama continues. This time it's not her looks that her critics are attacking, but her sobriety. According to The National Enquirer, "Michelle Obama – cracking under the pressure of being First Lady – is drinking way more than she should, friends fear." Oh really? The tabloid lists "close sources," "friends,"…
By: Zandile Blay / June 26, 2009

What, No One Wants To Dress Like Michelle Obama Today?

The Thakoon dress Michelle Obama wore on the final night of last year's Democratic National Convention is on sale on Gilt Groupe today for $498 and, surprisingly, wasn't the first item by the designer to sell out (it was still available at 12:45). Were customers afraid to buy it for fear that whe…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 23, 2009

Can Michelle Obama Inspire Another The Cosby Show?

It's June now. The election was eight months ago. It's kind of a random time for Robin Givhan at The Washington Post to pen a heady thinkpiece about What Michelle Obama, As A Black Woman, Means. But whatever. I feel like I'm back at the Gender Studies department again! Givhan, herself a black…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 19, 2009

Take An Alternate Dating Route From Michelle Obama, Says Blogger

Single women can learn a lot about dating from Michelle Obama, but one guy advises black women to take a different route than Michelle did, before another man passes them by. Most of his advice is logical. Some of it, I have to admit, I'm not ready to hear and probably…
By: Annika Harris / June 17, 2009

Politician Compares Michelle Obama To A Gorilla — On Facebook!

Michelle Obama is catching it from all sides. First legendary supermodel Iman says Michelle is "no great beauty," then comedian Jay Mohr compared her to a linebacker, and now a South Carolina politician is calling her a "gorilla." After a news report that a gorilla escaped from Columbia Zoo in South Carolina, state activist Rusty DePa…
By: Zandile Blay / June 15, 2009

Did Michelle Obama Settle When She Married Barack?

Michelle Obama has been our first lady for just over seven months, and she's already been attributed with making a positive contribution to the U.S. fashion industry, along with advocating on behalf of military families and more. Now, Jenee Desmond-Harris writes on The Root that Michelle is a role model for…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 10, 2009

Michelle Obama And Carla Bruni-Sarkozy Like To Coordinate Outfits

During the Obamas' weekend trip to France, Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the two most stylish first ladies we know, got to hang out for the second time. The two don't seem to want to outdo one another in the style department, and I have a hunch they coordinate their outfits when they make public…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 8, 2009

Star Couplings: Lance Armstrong Is A Dad Again

Lance Armstrong's girlfriend Anna Hansen gave birth to their son Max last night. [Dlisted] -- And he's already made his internet debut via Twitter! Jessica Simpson gave Tony Romo a $100,000 speedboat for his birthday. [Perez Hilton] -- Her shoe line must be doing very well because we know…
By: Annika Harris / June 5, 2009

The Obamas’ Adorable Date Night

Um, can I go on a date with the president? This Saturday, Barack Obama and his stunning date, first lady Michelle, jetted to New York City for romantic night on the town: dinner and a Broadway show. They chowed down at Blue Hill, then drove up the blockaded Sixth Avenue, where massive crowds lined the…
By: Blaire Briody / June 1, 2009

Offensive Or Not? Murray’s Pomade Features The Obamas

Nothing says 'I Love My President' like a tin of pomade. At least, that's what the folks at Murray's must have been thinking when they debuted the 'Murray's for Obama' specialty tin, which is filled with their legendary hair pomade and conditioner. The orange-red can is stamped with a drawing of President and first Lady…
By: Zandile Blay / May 23, 2009

Comedian Jay Mohr Calls Michelle Obama A Man

Is it "Hate on Michelle Obama" week? Supermodel Iman told Parade Mrs. O is "no great beauty." Now, comic Jay Mohr is adding his two cents. During a call-in on "The Jim Rome Show" on ESPN, he went off on a mean-spirited monologue about the First Lady.
By: Zandile Blay / May 20, 2009

Iman Says Michelle Obama Is No Great Beauty—Insult Or Truth?

Legendary model Iman must have been feeling spicy during her interview with Parade. When asked her thoughts on Michelle Obama, Iman responded: "Mrs. Obama is not a great beauty, but she is so interesting-looking and so bright. That will always take you farther." She didn't stop there. “When you’re a great beauty, it’s always downhill…
By: Zandile Blay / May 18, 2009

The Three Ways Michelle Obama Is Influencing The Fashion Industry

To say Michelle Obama's wardrobe has attracted considerable attention would be an understatement. The world is obsessed with what Michelle wears. She always looks so put-together yet modern -- and the designers whose clothes she sports get their names in the news. But are they actually seeing an increase in business? Michelle's fashion choices seem…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 18, 2009
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