The First Lady & First Tweens Take in Beyonce Show

By Dschabner

Jun 24, 2009 10:30pm

ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports:

While President Obama talked healthcare with ABC tonight, the rest of the Obama family skipped out to see the Beyonce show in Washington, D.C.

The first lady took first tweens Malia and Sasha to the Verizon Center to see one of their favorite singers, bringing along friends from Chicago as well as staffers from the White House, the first lady’s office confirms.

The Obamas are all well documented fans. Beyonce sang for the Obamas' first dance on inauguration night, as well as other inaugural events throughout the weekend in January.

Beyonce told Vogue Magazine shortly after that Michelle Obama said she was a role model for her girls.

"She told me she was very happy that her girls have someone like me to look up to," Beyonce said then of Sasha and Malia. "And I'm like, 'Oh, my God.' You have to feel fortunate to be one of the people whom parents don't mind their children looking up to. The older I get, the more I think about the amount of influence I have on these young girls, and it's scary sometimes. But I also understand how lucky I am to have that."

The Obamas are not only audience members tonight, but are part of the show — of sorts — according to an opening night review out of Beyonce’s show at Madison Square Garden in New York City earlier this week. Within a video montage including footage of President Obama mimicking the now famous “hand-dance” from Beyonce’s music video for the hit “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It).”

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