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February 9, 2020, 9:37 AM

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

They spoke to fans on stage typically reserved for pop, rap and basketball stars
February 9, 2020, 9:37 AM
February 6, 2020, 8:05 PM

Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in upcoming 'First Ladies' series

The actress confirmed the news in an Instagram post, writing, "Sooo proud!!! Honoring and elevating these powerful, worthy Queens with respect."
February 6, 2020, 8:05 PM
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in upcoming series
1 month ago

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
1 month ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’
1 month ago

Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for audio version of memoir

The former first lady won a Grammy in the best spoken word category for the audio version of her best-selling memoir "Becoming."
1 month ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for audio version of memoir
1 month ago

Michelle Obama's workout playlist features Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B and more

Former first lady Michelle Obama shared her workout playlist, which features hits from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B, Alicia Keys, Sam Smith and more.
1 month ago
Michelle Obama's workout playlist features Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B and more
1 month ago

Michelle Obama gets sweet happy birthday message from Barack Obama

The former first lady is celebrating her 56th birthday.
1 month ago
Barack Obama shares candid photos to mark Michelle Obama's 56th birthday
2 months ago

Michelle Obama repeats as 'most admired woman' in Gallup's 2019 poll

Obama bested current first lady Melania Trump in Gallup's annual poll.
2 months ago
Michelle Obama named 'most admired woman' in new Gallup poll
3 months ago

Michelle Obama promotes girls education in Vietnam school

Former first lady spoke to students at a school in southern Vietnam.
3 months ago
3 months ago

Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal

Michelle Obama and Ellen DeGeneres just pulled off a hilarious duet to promote the former FLOTUS' new project.
3 months ago
Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal
3 months ago

Michelle Obama honors Lin-Manuel Miranda in a stunning yellow corseted dress

Michelle Obama wore a dazzling yellow corset to honor Lin-Manuel Miranda at the 2019 American Portrait Gala.
3 months ago
Michelle Obama honors Lin-Manuel Miranda in a stunning yellow corseted dress
4 months ago

More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive

Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote
4 months ago
More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive
4 months ago

Twitter loves Michelle Obama's natural curls at Obama Foundation Summit

Many people are loving Michelle Obama's natural curls worn at the Obama Foundation Summit.
4 months ago
Twitter loves Michelle Obama's natural curls at Obama Foundation Summit
5 months ago

Michelle Obama releasing journal to pair with memoir 'Becoming'

Michelle Obama is releasing a guided journal you can write in that will pair with her memoir, "Becoming."
5 months ago
Michelle Obama releasing journal for you to pair with her memoir
5 months ago

Michelle Obama says Malia and Sasha are 'thriving,' thanks to Jenna and Barbara Bush and Chelsea Clinton who 'always had their backs'

Obama writes about her family and her time in the White House in her new memoir, "Becoming."
5 months ago
Michelle Obama thanks Bush sisters, Chelsea Clinton for defending Malia and Sasha
6 months ago

Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new television series

The actress will star as the former first lady in a new anthology series called "First Ladies," which Davis is also set to executive produce.
6 months ago
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new television series
7 months ago

Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students

Michelle Obama hosted her annual Beating the Odds Summit at Howard University.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students
7 months ago

Michelle Obama's advice to 1st-gen college students: 'You are faster, quicker, smarter, sharper'

Michelle Obama hosted her annual Beating the Odds Summit at Howard University.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama shares mental health advice for 1st-gen college students
7 months ago

Michelle Obama named 2019's most admired woman in the world in new poll

Former first lady Michelle Obama was named 2019's most admired woman in a poll.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama named 2019's most admired woman in the world in new poll
7 months ago

Michelle Obama takes apparent shot at Donald Trump on Twitter over Ilhan Omar attacks

The former first lady did not specifically refer to the president.
7 months ago
Michelle Obama takes apparent shot at Donald Trump over 'Squad' attacks
8 months ago

Michelle Obama rocks blonde ombre natural curls at 2019 Essence Music Festival

Michelle Obama wore her hair in blonde ombre natural curls at 2019's Essence Music Festival.
8 months ago
Michelle Obama rocks blonde ombre curls at the 2019 Essence Music Festival
8 months ago

Michelle Obama won't comment on Biden apology, holds off on endorsement at Essence Festival

Former first lady Michelle Obama got a rock star's welcome at the Essence Festival on Saturday, but she deflected questions about the 2020 presidential race.
8 months ago
Michelle Obama won't comment on Biden apology, holds off on any endorsement
9 months ago

Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'

The former first lady celebrated the legendary's show 50th anniversary.
9 months ago
Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history,' publisher says

Around 10 million copies of "Becoming" have been sold.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history': Publisher
1 year ago

Michelle Obama answers self-care and parenting questions in candid Q&A

The former first lady took to Instagram to share what she's learned.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama answers self-care and parenting questions in candid Q&A
1 year ago

Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud

A West Virginia woman who grabbed national headlines in 2016 for calling then-first lady Michelle Obama an "ape" has pleaded guilty to embezzling $18,000 in federal aid.
1 year ago
Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud
1 year ago

Michelle Obama has ended Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as 'most admired woman,' according to Gallup

Hillary Clinton recently moved back into private life after a long career, while fellow former first lady Michelle Obama stepped into a new role promoting her new memoir.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as 'most admired woman': Gallup
1 year ago

Michelle Obama dances in surprise visit with Santa

The former first lady made a surprise visit to Children's Hospital Colorado, where a child taught her the Fortnite "Orange Justice" dance.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama dances in surprise visit with Santa
1 year ago

Michelle Obama does the Fortnite 'Orange Justice' dance with Santa

The former first lady made a surprise visit to Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama shows off her dance moves with Santa Claus
1 year ago

A blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment between George W. Bush and Michelle Obama at his dad's funeral

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Michelle Obama shared a handshake and special moment at his father's funeral.
1 year ago
A blink-and-you'll-miss-it moment between Bush and Michelle Obama at funeral
1 year ago

Michelle Obama visits Union Square Barnes & Noble in New York City

Obama's book, "Becoming," is already a best-seller.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama visits Union Square Barnes & Noble in New York City
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' sells 2 million copies in 15 days to become bestselling book of 2018, publisher says

The former first lady opened up about her marriage and miscarriages in the book.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' the bestselling book of 2018: Publisher
1 year ago

Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite, shares her post-White House bucket list

The former first lady's memoir, "Becoming," was released on Nov. 13.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's 'Becoming': Women applaud her decision to share miscarriage trauma

Miscarriage is “lonely, painful, and demoralizing,” Obama wrote in her book.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's memoir highlights long-time scars of miscarriage
1 year ago
Michelle Obama opens up about miscarriage, IVF and Donald Trump in her new memoir
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on why she'll never forgive Trump, in her own words: Exclusive audio from memoir 'Becoming'

Michelle Obama says in her own words from her memoir she feared for her family's safety as Donald Trump and others questioned Barack Obama's birth certificate.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on why she'll never forgive Trump: Exclusive audio from memoir
1 year ago

Michelle Obama reflects on being the first black first lady and her reaction to Donald Trump winning the presidency

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks about past fertility and marital struggles, and her profound anger at President Donald Trump in her memoir, "Becoming."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on her legacy and her reaction to Donald Trump winning the presidency
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on whether she thought her husband could win; bruising campaign to the White House

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts on a range of topics in exclusive interview.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on the bruising campaign to the White House
1 year ago

Michelle Obama shares lesson she's learned during her 26-year marriage: 'My happiness was up to me'

Michelle Obama delves into her marriage in her new memoir "Becoming."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on what she wants others to know about her marriage: 'We work on' it
1 year ago

5 takeaways from Michelle Obama's exclusive interview with Robin Roberts

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts for an ABC News special.
1 year ago
5 takeaways from Michelle Obama's exclusive interview with Robin Roberts
1 year ago

Michelle Obama speaks out on historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020

The former first lady speaks about her marriage, her time in the White House and more in "Becoming."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020
1 year ago

Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite

Obama and her brother, Craig Robinson, reflect on growing up on Chicago's South Side, plus the former first lady shares how her daughters have gotten guidance from the Bush sisters.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama says her brother is still their mother's favorite
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020

The former first lady speaks out in an exclusive live interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts in Chicago about her memoir, "Becoming," the outcome of the midterm elections and 2020 prospects.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on historic midterms and whether Hillary Clinton should run in 2020
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on her marriage, husband's grueling campaign

In an exclusive interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts, the former first lady opens up about her journey from a working-class Chicago neighborhood to the White House.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on her marriage, husband's grueling campaign
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on what she would tell her pre-White House self

The former first lady also spoke out in an exclusive interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts about her marriage and how the campaign trail tested her resilience.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on what she would tell her pre-White House self
1 year ago

From Michelle Obama's humble Chicago upbringing to the White House: Part 1

Ahead of her memoir, "Becoming," the former first lady takes ABC News' Robin Roberts back to the Chicago neighborhood where she learned the value of hard work.
1 year ago
From Michelle Obama's humble Chicago upbringing to the White House: Part 1
1 year ago

Michelle Obama opens up about miscarriage, IVF and marriage counseling: Part 2

The former first lady shares her struggle with infertility and that she and her husband sought marriage counseling in hopes that other young couples will know they are not alone.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama opens up about miscarriage, IVF and marriage counseling: Part 2
1 year ago

How Michelle Obama reacted to Donald Trump winning the presidency: Part 4

"I implored people to focus and to think about what it takes to be commander in chief," Obama told Roberts. "It's amazing to me that we still have to tell people about the importance of voting."
1 year ago
How Michelle Obama reacted to Donald Trump winning the presidency: Part 4
1 year ago

Michelle Obama on the bruising campaign to the White House: Part 3

The former first lady writes in "Becoming" that she will "never forgive" President Trump for challenging the legitimacy of her husband's birth certificate.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama on the bruising campaign to the White House: Part 3
1 year ago

Michelle Obama surprises students in a dance class at her former high school: Part 5

The former first lady visits her alma mater, Whitney Young High School, where she said, "You were encouraged to work hard here and to excel... So I felt free here."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama surprises students in a dance class at her former high school: Part 5
1 year ago

Michelle Obama reflects on what she wants her legacy to be: Part 6

The former first lady, whose memoir, "Becoming" is out on Nov. 13, hopes that by sharing her story, she'll inspire the next generation.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama reflects on what she wants her legacy to be: Part 6