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June 17, 2024 at 7:57 PM

Barack Obama says Michelle told their daughters to avoid a career in politics

Former President Barack Obama says his daughters are not likely to follow in his footsteps into a career in politics.
June 17, 2024 at 7:57 PM
Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in the unveiling of their official portraits during a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, on February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC.
June 10, 2024 at 9:23 PM

Michelle and Barack Obama share rare photos of daughter Sasha

Sasha graduated from University of Southern California last May.
June 10, 2024 at 9:23 PM
Former President Barack Obama and his wife former First Lady Michelle Obama attend the US Open tennis tournament women's singles first round match between USA's Coco Gauff and Germany's Laura Siegemund at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, Aug. 28, 2023.
1 month ago

What Kristen Bell actually packs in her kids' lunch boxes

Kristen Bell is a new brand partner and investor in Plezi Nutrition, founded by former first lady Michelle Obama.
1 month ago
Kristen Bellattends the Education Through Music Los Angeles 18th Annual Benefit Gala at Skirball Cultural Center on December 05, 2023 in Los Angeles.
3 months ago

Michelle Obama shuts down rumors of 2024 presidential run

A representative for the first lady told People magazine that she has no intention of running for the presidential ticket.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama shuts down rumors of 2024 presidential run
2 years ago

Michelle Obama surprises fans with messages on perseverance: Part 6

The former first lady spoke with young women who shared their stories through letters that, in-part, inspired Obama’s upcoming novel and discussed what she’s learned about finding courage.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama surprises fans with messages on perseverance: Part 6
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reflects on what her 2016 remarks mean to her years later: Part 5

The former first lady famously said “when they go low, we go high” in a 2016 speech. Today, Obama told Robin Roberts the remarks still resonate with her during times of fear or negativity.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama reflects on what her 2016 remarks mean to her years later: Part 5
2 years ago

A look inside Michelle Obama’s tight-knit inner circle: Part 3

The former first lady joined her mother and friends for a candid kitchen table conversation about marriage, parenting and finding support.
2 years ago
VIDEO: A look inside Michelle Obama’s tight-knit inner circle: Part 3
2 years ago

Michelle Obama opens up about family life after the White House: Part 2

Former first lady Michelle Obama said she and former President Barack Obama established a “wonderful routine” and detailed a visit to their daughters Sasha and Malia Obama's apartment in Los Angeles.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama opens up about family life after the White House: Part 2
2 years ago

How Michelle Obama's ‘personal toolbox’ helps her through tough times: Part 1

Robin Roberts sat down with Michelle Obama to discuss her new book and what Obama calls her “personal toolbox,” the habits and practices that help her move forward during tough times.
2 years ago
VIDEO: How Michelle Obama's ‘personal toolbox’ helps her through tough times: Part 1
2 years ago

Michelle Obama talks how she and Barack view daughters' dating lives

Sasha and Malia Obama were just seven and 10-years-old when their father became President of the United States.
2 years ago
Former First Lady Michelle Obama and former U.S. President Barack Obama embrace at a ceremony to unveil their official White House portraits at the White House on Sept. 7, 2022.
2 years ago

Michelle Obama talks new book release ‘The Light We Carry’

The former first lady spoke to “Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts about her husband, her daughters and her post-White House life in a recent "20/20" special.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama talks new book release ‘The Light We Carry’
2 years ago

Michelle Obama’s mom, friends share never-before-told stories about her: Part 4

The women shared a candid and laughter-filled conversation about what they’ve experienced with each other and the importance of connection.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama’s mom, friends share never-before-told stories about her: Part 4
2 years ago

Michelle Obama shares moments of self-doubt and the importance of friendships

The former first lady said she's lived with a “fearful mind” for 58 years.
2 years ago
Robin Roberts speaks with former first lady Michelle Obama for the ABC special, "Michelle Obama: The Light We Carry, A Conversation with Robin Roberts."
2 years ago

The story Michelle Obama wrote in elementary school that makes her mom smile today

The former first lady, who said she comes from a family of storytellers, recalled writing an “unraveling mystery” in the fourth grade that became a beloved memory of her mom, Marian Robinson.
2 years ago
VIDEO: The story Michelle Obama wrote in elementary school that makes her mom smile today
2 years ago

Michelle Obama opens up in exclusive interview

In an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts, former first lady Michelle Obama is opening up about something she’s long kept hidden.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama opens up in exclusive interview
2 years ago

'On Set with 20/20' for a conversation with Michelle Obama

ABC News producers and crew members discussed how they created an environment where Michelle Obama, Robin Roberts and invited guests could share a candid kitchen conversation for a 20/20 special.
2 years ago
VIDEO: 'On Set with 20/20' for a conversation with Michelle Obama
2 years ago

Preview of Michelle Obama 20/20 primetime special

The former first lady shares the invaluable wisdom she received from her mother while the first family lived in the White House.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Preview of Michelle Obama 20/20 primetime special
2 years ago

Michelle Obama speaks about new book, ‘The Light We Carry’

The former first lady shares the meaning behind her famous motto, “when they go low, we go high.”
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama speaks about new book, ‘The Light We Carry’
2 years ago

Michelle Obama talks new book

The Former First Lady speaks exclusively to Robin Roberts about her new book, discussing everything from the low-grade depression she experienced to her enduring love with former President Obama.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Michelle Obama talks new book
2 years ago

Michelle Obama talks family life and new book exclusively with ‘GMA’

Former first lady Michelle Obama sits down with Robin Roberts to talk about her life post-White House, her “adulting” daughters and her new book, “The Light We Carry.”
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama talks family life and new book exclusively with ‘GMA’
2 years ago

Michelle Obama on post-White House life, her daughters 'adulting' and new book

The former first lady spoke candidly about her post-White House life.
2 years ago
Robin Roberts speaks with former first lady Michelle Obama for the ABC special, "Michelle Obama: The Light We Carry, A Conversation with Robin Roberts."
2 years ago

Barack and Michelle Obama celebrate 30 years of marriage

The couple shared sweet tributes to each other on social media.
2 years ago
Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in the unveiling of their official portraits during a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Wasahington,  Feb. 12, 2018.
2 years ago

Former first lady Michelle Obama is going on tour for her new book

Obama's new book is titled, "The Light We Carry."
2 years ago
Former First lady Michelle Obama speaks during the groundbreaking ceremony for the Obama Presidential Center at Jackson Park, Sept. 28, 2021, in Chicago.
2 years ago

Michelle Obama announces tour for new book

In an exclusive "GMA" announcement, former first lady Michelle Obama shared she’ll hit the road to mark the release of her upcoming book, "The Light We Carry," which comes out Nov. 15.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama announces tour for new book
2 years ago

Michelle Obama's braids have a big moment during her White House portrait unveiling

Michelle Obama is being celebrated and praised for wearing braids as she attended the unveiling of her and former President Barack Obama's White House portraits.
2 years ago
Former First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Barack Obama embrace at a ceremony to unveil their official White House portraits, Sept. 7, 2022 in Washington, DC.
2 years ago

Obamas return to White House to unveil portraits

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama returned to the White House Wednesday, to unveil their official portraits and introduce the artists behind them.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Obamas return to White House to unveil portraits
2 years ago

Barack and Michelle Obama return to the White House for portrait unveiling

The unveiling was put off under former President Donald Trump and further delayed by COVID-19.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Barack and Michelle Obama return to the White House for portrait unveiling
2 years ago

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

The former president turned 61 on Thursday.
2 years ago
Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle close the Obama Foundation Summit together on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Oct. 29, 2019, in Chicago.
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama shares an exclusive message with 'GMA' on her new book
2 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: The Obamas’ production company moving from Spotify to Audible
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Craig and Kelly Robinson talk lawsuit against children’s former school
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Craig and Kelly Robinson talk lawsuit against children’s former school
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama shares message for Robin Roberts' 20th anniversary on 'GMA'
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Former first lady Michelle Obama honors Chicago gun violence victim
2 years ago

Michelle Obama reflects on legacy of Emmett Till murder

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

Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White

Tributes pour in for legendary actress and TV trailblazer Betty White.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama and many others remember Betty White
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Michelle Obama appears on the Jan. 4, 2022, episode of the ABC show, "Blackish."
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Michelle Obama presents the Social Justice Impact Award during the 52nd NAACP Image Awards on March 27, 2021.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: A look at the Obama's new star-studded animated series 'We the People' trailer
3 years ago

Michelle Obama announces campaign to donate 1 million meals to families

Former first lady Michelle Obama launched a new campaign, called "Pass the Love with Waffles and Mochi" with Partnership for a Healthier America.
3 years ago
Former first Lady Michelle Obama, Marian Robinson, and Malia Obama help fill bags with produce at the Capital Area Food Bank in North East, Nov. 23, 2011, in Washington, DC.
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Michelle Obama sends powerful message for next generation of leaders
3 years ago

Michelle Obama's makeup artist 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.
3 years ago
Lipstick is seen on a mask in this undated stock photo.
3 years ago

Michelle Obama to release 'Becoming' edition for kids

A trade paperback edition of the former first lady's original memoir will also be released.
3 years ago
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama arrive for the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol for President-elect Joe Biden in Washington, Jan. 20, 2021.
3 years ago

Michelle Obama's stylist shares behind-the-scenes details of her inauguration look

The former first lady wore pants and a coat and top by Sergio Hudson.
3 years ago
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.
3 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.
3 years ago
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama arrive to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C.
3 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.
3 years ago
Michelle Obama speaks with members of a local book group to discuss her book "Becoming" at the Tacoma Public Library main branch, March 24, 2019, in Tacoma, Washington.
3 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Viola Davis shares next role, playing former first lady Michelle Obama
4 years ago

Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome

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."
4 years ago
In this April 10, 2019, file photo, Michelle Obama speaks during her "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" Tour at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.
4 years ago

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

Former first lady Michelle Obama slammed President Donald Trump in a video while urging Americans to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House, Oct. 2, 2020, as he heads to Walter Reed Military Medical Center, after testing positive for COVID-19.
4 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.
4 years ago
In this Dec. 9, 2019, file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama attends an event with Room to Read at a school in Long An province, Vietnam.