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August 4, 2022, 8:37 PM

Michelle Obama wishes Barack Obama a happy birthday: 'You always make me proud'

The former president turned 61 on Thursday.
August 4, 2022, 8:37 PM
Michelle Obama wishes Barack Obama a happy birthday: 'You always make me proud'
July 21, 2022, 3:44 PM

Michelle Obama announces new book, 'The Light We Carry'

Former first lady Michelle Obama announces her new book, "The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times" set to come out Nov. 15 2022.
July 21, 2022, 3:44 PM
Michelle Obama announces new book, 'The Light We Carry'
2 months ago

The Obamas’ production company moving from Spotify to Audible

Their company, Higher Ground, produces podcasts for both the former president and first lady, as well as for Bruce Springsteen.
2 months ago
The Obamas’ production company moving from Spotify to Audible
2 months ago

Michelle Obama urges voters to stay engaged in anxious times

"No one has the luxury to sit out or stay at home," the former first lady said.
2 months ago
Michelle Obama urges voters to stay engaged in anxious times
4 months ago

Michelle Obama's brother and his wife sue children's former school

Michelle Obama's brother, Craig Robinson, and his wife, Kelly Robinson, are suing the University School of Milwaukee after the school expelled their kids.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama's brother and his wife sue children's former school
4 months ago

Michelle Obama to address democracy summit June 13 in LA

A nonpartisan voting organization founded by Michelle Obama says she's delivering the keynote address at its upcoming summit on democracy
4 months ago
Michelle Obama to address democracy summit June 13 in LA
4 months ago

Michelle Obama's brother, wife speak out on suit against children's former school

Craig and Kelly Robinson allege that a private school in Milwaukee expelled their two young sons after the parents raised concerns about racial and socio-economic bias at the school.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama's brother, wife speak out on suit against children's former school
4 months ago

Michelle Obama shares message for Robin Roberts' 20th anniversary on 'GMA'

The former first lady helped celebrate the milestone with an inspiring message to Roberts and encouraged her to take in the special moment.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama shares message for Robin Roberts' 20th anniversary on 'GMA'
7 months ago

Former first lady Michelle Obama honors Chicago gun violence victim

Obama made sure that the life of a young girl whose life was cut short by gun violence in Chicago was remembered at the Obama Presidential Center.
7 months ago
Former first lady Michelle Obama honors Chicago gun violence victim
7 months ago

Michelle Obama reflects on legacy of Emmett Till murder

The former first lady says story reflects the dilemma for Black families even today.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama reflects on legacy of Emmett Till murder
7 months ago

Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White

Tributes pour in for legendary actress and TV trailblazer Betty White.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White
8 months ago

1st look at Michelle Obama guest starring on 'Black-ish'

The former first lady will appear on the season 8 premiere on Jan. 4.
8 months ago
1st look at Michelle Obama guest starring on 'Black-ish'
9 months ago

Michelle Obama to guest star on final season of 'Black-ish'

"Black-ish" has booked former First Lady Michelle Obama as a guest star for the show's upcoming final season.
9 months ago
Michelle Obama to guest star on final season of 'Black-ish'
1 year ago

A look at the Obama's new star-studded animated series 'We the People' trailer

Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 year ago
A look at the Obama's new star-studded animated series 'We the People' trailer
1 year ago

Michelle Obama launches 'Pass the Love' campaign to donate 1 million meals

Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a new campaign, called "Pass the Love with Waffles and Mochi" with Partnership for a Healthier America.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama announces campaign to donate 1 million meals to families
1 year ago

Michelle Obama aims to give a million meals in new campaign

A campaign tied to the Tuesday debut of Michelle Obama’s children’s food show is aiming to provide more than one million meals to food insecure communities
1 year ago
Michelle Obama aims to give a million meals in new campaign
1 year ago

Michelle Obama hooked on knitting, thinking about retirement

Michelle Obama is knitting and thinking about retiring from public life
1 year ago
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Michelle Obama sends powerful message for next generation of leaders

The former first lady talks with Robin Roberts in her first interview since the inauguration about a new version of her bestselling memoir, “Becoming,” for young readers.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama sends powerful message for next generation of leaders
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's makeup artist Carl Ray shares hack for keeping lipstick off your face mask

Michelle Obama's makeup artist Carl Ray shared a hack for keeping lipstick from transferring to your face mask.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's makeup artist shares hack for keeping lipstick off your face mask
2 years ago

Michelle Obama to team up with puppets for a kids' food show

Michelle Obama is launching a Netflix children’s food show with a pair of puppets
2 years ago
2 years ago

Michelle Obama to release kids' version of bestselling memoir 'Becoming'

A trade paperback edition of the former first lady's original memoir will also be released.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama to release 'Becoming' edition for kids
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's stylist breaks down her show-stopping inauguration look

The former first lady wore pants and a coat and top by Sergio Hudson.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's stylist shares behind-the-scenes details of her inauguration look
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle goes viral: How to get the look

Hairstylist Yene Damtew breaks down how to get Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's inauguration hairstyle goes viral: How to get the look
2 years ago

'They desecrated the center of American government': Michelle Obama

Former first lady Michelle Obama responds to the riot at the Capitol in a blistering statement Thursday.
2 years ago
'They desecrated the center of American government': Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Viola Davis shares next role, playing former first lady Michelle Obama

Janai Norman reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2 years ago
Viola Davis shares next role, playing former first lady Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome: 'This isn't a game'

Former first lady Michelle Obama apparently takes aim at President Donald Trump for refusing to concede, writing in a lengthy Instagram post, "This isn't a game."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome
2 years ago

Michelle Obama slams Trump's coronavirus response in 'closing argument' supporting Biden

Former first lady Michelle Obama slammed President Donald Trump in a video while urging Americans to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama slams Trump's coronavirus response in 'closing argument' for Biden
2 years ago

The Latest: Harris team assured by VP debate safety measures

Kamala Harris’ chief of staff says the Democratic campaign is confident in the safety measures for Wednesday’s vice presidential debate
2 years ago
Michelle Obama goes after Trump in new video
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reflects on the key to lasting marriage with Barack Obama

On the latest episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast, the former first lady and talk show host Conan O'Brien sat down to discuss all things marriage.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama reflects on the key to lasting marriage with Barack Obama
2 years ago

Black designer behind Michelle Obama's 'VOTE' necklace at the DNC

While delivering a message at the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama wore a "VOTE" necklace designed by ByChari.
2 years ago
Black designer behind Michelle Obama's 'VOTE' necklace at DNC
2 years ago

Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote

Michelle Obama explains importance of voting. "[W]e get the kind of responsive leadership that speaks for our families and our communities," she told Harper's Bazaar.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote
2 years ago

Michelle Obama opens up about mental health struggles

The former first lady shared that she suffers from “low-grade depression” in comments made in her new podcast, The Michelle Obama Podcast.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama opens up about mental health struggles
2 years ago

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression' amid the pandemic

"Part of this depression is also a result of what we’re seeing in terms of the protests [and] the continued racial unrest that has plagued this country since its birth."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression' amid the pandemic
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's low-grade depression

The former First Lady opened up about her struggles with mental health. ABC's Will Ganss has the details.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's low-grade depression
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reveals why she fell in love with Barack on 1st episode of her podcast

Michelle Obama revealed why she fell in love with Barack Obama on the first episode of her new podcast on Spotify.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama reveals why she fell in love with Barack on 1st episode of podcast
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reveals familiar face as 1st guest of new podcast

Lara Spencer reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama reveals familiar face as 1st guest of new podcast
2 years ago

Michelle Obama pays tribute to Rep. John Lewis with sweet dancing video

Former first lady Michelle Obama shared a sweet tribute to John Lewis over the weekend.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama pays tribute to Rep. John Lewis with sweet dancing video
2 years ago

Former First Lady Michelle Obama officially launches her own podcast

Janai Norman reports on the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
2 years ago
Former First Lady Michelle Obama officially launches her own podcast
2 years ago

This dad-daughter duo singing about Black joy is getting snaps from Michelle Obama

"I just love this," the former first lady wrote on Instagram.
2 years ago
This dad-daughter duo singing about Black joy is getting snaps from Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Michelle Obama, Beyonce steal the show at BET Awards

The former first lady presented Beyonce with the Humanitarian Award in a show that was dominated by calls for social justice.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama, Beyonce steal the show at BET Awards
2 years ago

The Roots partner with Michelle Obama for When We All Vote virtual festival

The Roots are teaming up with former first lady Michelle Obama for a different type of Roots picnic.
2 years ago
The Roots partner with Michelle Obama for When We All Vote virtual festival
2 years ago

Malia, Sasha Obama make rare appearance in mom's new documentary

"You're so good, I love you too much," says Malia.
2 years ago
Malia, Sasha Obama make rare appearance in mom's new documentary
2 years ago

Review: Michelle Obama, unplugged (kinda) in ‘Becoming’ doc

In the new Netflix documentary “Becoming,” audiences get a behind-the-scenes look at Michelle Obama's 2018 book tour and a glimpse into her life after the White House
2 years ago
2 years ago

Michelle Obama documentary 'Becoming' to premiere on Netflix

Netflix says a documentary portrait of Michelle Obama titled “Becoming” will premiere on its streaming service next week
2 years ago
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Michelle Obama holds virtual storytime for kids every Monday

Former first lady Michelle Obama will read children's books online for the next four Mondays at noon ET amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama holds virtual storytime for kids every Monday
2 years ago

Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020

A voter initiative led by Michelle Obama has come out in support of making it easier for people to register to vote and cast ballots during the coronavirus pandemic
2 years ago
Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reveals how she's keeping busy amid the coronavirus outbreak

The former first lady spoke to Ellen DeGeneres about how she and husband Barack are "doing a lot of Netflix and chilling."
2 years ago
Michelle Obama reveals how she's keeping busy amid the coronavirus outbreak
2 years ago

Michelle Obama, Laverne Cox, Viola Davis and more support 4-year-old who called herself ugly

Celebrities are sending support and words of encouragement for a young girl who called herself ugly in a video that has since gone viral.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama and more celebs send support for 4-year-old who called herself ugly
2 years ago

Michelle Obama to host voter participation rally in Detroit

Former first lady Michelle Obama plans to host a rally in Detroit later this month for a nonpartisan, nonprofit voter advocacy organization she co-chairs
2 years ago
Michelle Obama to host voter participation rally in Detroit
3 years ago

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

They spoke to fans on stage typically reserved for pop, rap and basketball stars
3 years ago