Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

Obamas Sign Multiyear Netflix Production Deal

NBC News reports: Barack and Michelle Obama are ready to chill with Netflix. The former president and first lady have signed a multiyear deal to produce television shows and films for Netflix, the streaming service announced on Monday — “potentially including scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features.” The couple will provide content through a new company called Higher ...

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SURVEY: America’s Most-Admired Man Is Barack Obama

The Hill reports: Barack and Michelle Obama are the most admired people in the U.S., according to a YouGov survey of admired figures across the globe. The former president and first lady also landed second place for the most admired people in the world. President Trump was the second-most admired man in the U.S., but only gained an admiration score ...

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Michelle Obama To Release Memoir In November

The Associated Press reports:  Michelle Obama’s memoir, one of the most highly anticipated books in recent years, is coming out Nov. 13. The former first lady tweeted Sunday that the book, to come out a week after the 2018 midterm elections, is called “Becoming.” “Writing ‘Becoming’ has been a deeply personal experience,” she said in a statement. “It has allowed ...

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World Net Daily: Michelle Obama Will Run For President

Oddly, I’m totally OK with this. From World Net Daily founder Joseph Farah: Is she or isn’t she? That’s the question about Michelle Obama’s intentions regarding a possible run for president in 2020. While she has consistently denied any interest in running, how plausible does that really sound? If the Democratic Party needed her and pleaded with her to run, ...

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REPORT: Obamas Shop For Manhattan Apartment

The New York Post reports: Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle are eyeing an apartment in a historic building in Manhattan, multiple sources exclusively tell Page Six. The Obamas have been looking at 10 Gracie Square on the Upper East Side, situated between East End Avenue and East River Drive and near the mayor’s residence, Gracie Mansion, according ...

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Michelle Obama: Donald Trump Leads With Fear

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: When asked how she views the world “right now,” former first lady Michelle Obama had less of an answer and more of a gut reaction. She cringed and quietly groaned. “I don’t have much of a poker voice,” Obama said with a laugh. Though she didn’t mention President Donald Trump by name — a leader ...

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CHICAGO: Obamas To Personally Donate $2 Million To Summer Jobs Program For Young People [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Former President Barack Obama revealed Wednesday his intention to donate $2 million to a summer jobs program for young people in Chicago. He made the announcement while at a roundtable about his soon-to-be-built presidential center and library in Chicago. The completion of that project is “about four years” away, Obama said. However, the programming of this ...

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Random House To Pay Barack And Michelle Obama Record $65M For Separate Presidential Memoirs

The Financial Times reports: Penguin Random House will pay more than $65m for the global rights to two books to be written separately by Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, after a blockbuster auction that set a new record for US presidential memoirs. The company declined to comment on the fee it had agreed with the Obamas. But people briefed ...

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Ellen DeGeneres Pays Tribute To The Obamas [VIDEO]

TIME recaps: To commemorate President Barack Obama’s final day in office, Ellen DeGeneres spent a few minutes of Thursday’s episode of The Ellen Show saying goodbye to him and First Lady Michelle Obama. DeGeneres began the segment by thanking POTUS for everything he accomplished during his White House tenure, including legalizing gay marriage.”I want to personally thank him for changing ...

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FLOTUS Writes Thank You Notes, Surprises Fans During Emotional Final Tonight Show Appearance [VIDEO]

The entire show was great and multiple clips are below. USA Today reports on one of the bits: Michelle Obama is continuing the goodbye speeches and appearances as she and her husband prepare to leave the White House next week. She wrapped her last late-night appearance Wednesday on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, with some encouragement and a few ...

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Final Holiday Message From The Obamas [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Barack Obama and the first lady shared a bittersweet goodbye — and a few laughs — in their final Christmas video message to the country released Saturday. There was even a throwback when Michelle Obama introduced a clip of their first Christmas address in 2009, when the president — with hair that was noticeably less gray ...

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FLOTUS Laments Loss Of Hope Because Trump [VIDEO]

Entertainment Weekly reports: The clock is ticking down to the first family’s departure from the White House — but first, Michelle Obama is giving her last interview as first lady to Oprah Winfrey. In a preview of the CBS and OWN special, aptly titled First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House — An Oprah Winfrey Special, Winfrey ...

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Obamas Light Final White House Xmas Tree [VIDEO]

Next year’s tree will be covered in gold flake. Via People: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the White House! President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the 94th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at the White House on Thursday evening, where they lit the tree for their final time as the ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Jon Bon Jovi, Springsteen, POTUS, And FLOTUS Rally With Hillary On Philly’s Independence Mall

The rally begins at 7PM and the line to get in is over 1.5 miles long at this writing. I’m posting this a bit early as a heads-up. Via NBC News: Bruce Springsteen is set to join a powerful lineup of guests that includes President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton and Jon Bon Jovi on ...

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Trump Lies (Again) About FLOTUS Quote

This morning Donald Trump tweeted the wildly out-of-context 2007 quote from Michelle Obama that Politfact rated as false when he said it on the stump two days ago. Here’s the full quote: “One of the most important things that we need to know about the next president of the United States is, is he somebody that shares our values? Is ...

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White House Warns Trump: Don’t Attack FLOTUS

Politico reports: In his latest, and perhaps most vehement campaign tirade, Donald Trump held his fire when it came to first lady Michelle Obama. And the White House suggested Thursday that Trump should continue to steer clear of the president’s wife, suggesting that an unprecedented attack on the first lady is a surefire way for the GOP nominee’s standing to ...

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Michelle Obama Eviscerates Trump In Rousing Speech: This Is Not How Any President Should Behave [VIDEO]

NPR reports: First Lady Michelle Obama gave a rousing, lengthy speech Thursday, hammering Donald Trump for vulgar comments he has made about women. Campaigning for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, Obama also addressed new allegations that Trump inappropriately touched women. “It has shaken me to my core in a way that I couldn’t have predicted,” Obama said about Trump’s comments, ...

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Dem Heavy-Hitters Star In New Hillary Ad [VIDEO]

Millennial outreach continues. Via Mediaite: How do you do, fellow kids? The Hillary Clinton campaign has put up a “Squad Goals” video, because that’s a thing that young people like, right? And who’s in Clinton’s “squad”? Why, President Obama, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Bernie Sanders. Take that, Tay Tay!

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FLOTUS Delivers Her POTUS Impressions [VIDEO]

E Online reports: After more than two decades of marriage, First Lady Michelle Obama definitely knows her famous husband. The public figure sat down with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night to dish on Beyoncé, sleepovers at Buckingham Palace and her love of french fries. While all of the topics provided fascinating insight into America’s first family, the most unforgettable moment came ...

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Ellen Takes The First Lady To CVS [VIDEO]

Mashable recaps: Things are going to be very different once Michelle Obama and family leave the White House, so Ellen DeGeneres decided it would be helpful to teach the FLOTUS a thing or two about grocery shopping at CVS (which, according to DeGeneres, stands for “cotton, Vaseline and stuff”). The two (mostly Ellen, really) wreaked havoc around the CVS. They ...

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