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November 16, 2020, 11:50 PM

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."
November 16, 2020, 11:50 PM
Michelle Obama urges 'nation's leaders' to respect election outcome
2 months 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 months ago
Michelle Obama slams Trump's coronavirus response in 'closing argument' for Biden
2 months 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 months ago
Michelle Obama goes after Trump in new video
3 months 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.
3 months ago
Michelle Obama reflects on the key to lasting marriage with Barack Obama
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Black designer behind Michelle Obama's 'VOTE' necklace at DNC
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama gives young people a great reason to vote
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama opens up about mental health struggles
4 months 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."
4 months ago
Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression' amid the pandemic
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama's low-grade depression
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama reveals why she fell in love with Barack on 1st episode of podcast
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Michelle Obama reveals familiar face as 1st guest of new podcast
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Michelle Obama pays tribute to Rep. John Lewis with sweet dancing video
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Former First Lady Michelle Obama officially launches her own podcast
5 months 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.
5 months ago
This dad-daughter duo singing about Black joy is getting snaps from Michelle Obama
5 months 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.
5 months ago
Michelle Obama, Beyonce steal the show at BET Awards
6 months 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.
6 months ago
The Roots partner with Michelle Obama for When We All Vote virtual festival
7 months ago

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

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

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.
8 months ago
Michelle Obama holds virtual storytime for kids every Monday
8 months 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
8 months ago
Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020
8 months 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."
8 months ago
Michelle Obama reveals how she's keeping busy amid the coronavirus outbreak
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Michelle Obama and more celebs send support for 4-year-old who called herself ugly
9 months 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
9 months ago
Michelle Obama to host voter participation rally in Detroit
10 months ago

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey headline arena like rock stars

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

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."
10 months ago
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in upcoming series
10 months ago

Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in "GMA" Pop News.
10 months ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy for ‘Becoming’
10 months 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."
10 months ago
Michelle Obama wins Grammy award for audio version of memoir
1 year 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 year ago
Michelle Obama's workout playlist features Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, Cardi B and more
1 year ago

Michelle Obama gets sweet happy birthday message from Barack Obama

The former first lady is celebrating her 56th birthday.
1 year ago
Barack Obama shares candid photos to mark Michelle Obama's 56th birthday
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama named 'most admired woman' in new Gallup poll
1 year ago

Michelle Obama promotes girls education in Vietnam school

Former first lady spoke to students at a school in southern Vietnam.
1 year ago
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Watch Michelle Obama and Ellen perform duet about her new journal
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama honors Lin-Manuel Miranda in a stunning yellow corseted dress
1 year 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
1 year ago
More celebs join Michelle Obama's voter outreach drive
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Twitter loves Michelle Obama's natural curls at Obama Foundation Summit
1 year 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."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama releasing journal for you to pair with her memoir
1 year 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."
1 year ago
Michelle Obama thanks Bush sisters, Chelsea Clinton for defending Malia and Sasha
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Viola Davis to play Michelle Obama in new television series
1 year ago

Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students

Michelle Obama hosted her annual Beating the Odds Summit at Howard University.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama's advice for 1st-gen students
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama shares mental health advice for 1st-gen college students
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama named 2019's most admired woman in the world in new poll
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama takes apparent shot at Donald Trump over 'Squad' attacks
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama rocks blonde ombre curls at the 2019 Essence Music Festival
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Michelle Obama won't comment on Biden apology, holds off on any endorsement
2 years ago

Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'

The former first lady celebrated the legendary's show 50th anniversary.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama shares sweetest tribute to 'Sesame Street'
2 years ago

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

Around 10 million copies of "Becoming" have been sold.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' could be 'most successful memoir in history': Publisher
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama answers self-care and parenting questions in candid Q&A
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Woman who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' pleads guilty to FEMA fraud
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Michelle Obama ends Hillary Clinton's 17-year run as 'most admired woman': Gallup