Michelle Obama talks ‘sisterhood and leadership’ with London schoolgirls she first met in 2009

Michelle Obama talks ‘sisterhood and leadership’ with group of London schoolgirls she first met in 2009 during hour-long virtual reunion Michelle Obama spoke to the current and former pupils of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School, in Islington, and Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets She discussed topics including mentorship and impact of Covid on girls’ … Read more

Barack Obama’s step-grandmother ‘Mama Sarah’ carried to her burial in Kenya after her death aged 99

Barack Obama’s step-grandmother Sarah was laid to rest in Kenya on Tuesday, a day after her death at age 99.  Photos have been released showing relatives and members of the Muslim community carrying Sarah Hussein Obama’s body before her internment ceremony at the family’s home in Nyangoma-Kogelo village in Siaya county, western Kenya. She was … Read more

Viola Davis says she’s been in frequent contact with Michelle Obama as she prepares to play her

Viola Davis says she’s been in frequent contact with Michelle Obama as she prepares to play her in Showtime’s The First Lady By Dailymail.com Reporter Published: 02:40 BST, 29 March 2021 | Updated: 02:40 BST, 29 March 2021 Viola Davis says she’s spoken to Michelle Obama ‘for several hours’ as she prepares to play her … Read more

David Cameron ‘brokered a Barack Obama meeting’ for Greensill tycoon

A tycoon at the centre of a lobbying scandal engulfing David Cameron boasted that the former Prime Minister set up a meeting between him and Barack Obama that paved the way for the magnate’s finance firm to strike deals across the world. Lex Greensill claimed Mr Cameron brokered an introduction to the then US President while … Read more

Michelle Obama reacts to Viola Davis portraying her in the Showtime series The First Lady

Michelle Obama has been making the press rounds to promote her new Netflix series Waffles + Mochi, where she opened up about another project. Showtime announced last February, just weeks before the COVID-19 lockdown, that Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis will portray Obama in Showtime’s The First Lady. While it’s unclear when the show will debut … Read more

Michelle Obama on Meghan Markle interview: Public service isn’t about ‘us’

Michelle Obama reacted to Meghan Markle’s Oprah interview on Tuesday morning by saying that she personally chose to focus on the people she ‘serves’ rather than herself while in public service.  Michelle was asked by Jenna Bush Hager for an interview on NBC what she thought of Meghan’s comments in the interview.  ‘When you watched … Read more

Michelle Obama says it ‘wasn’t a complete surprise’ to hear Meghan Markle’s claims of racism

Michelle Obama has weighed in on the furious fallout from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s controversial interview with Oprah Winfrey, urging the Sussexes to ‘forgive’ the royal family and ‘resolve’ their differences.  The 57-year-old former First Lady, who formed a close friendship with Prince Harry during her husband Barack Obama‘s presidency as well as a … Read more

Michelle Obama urges Harry and Meghan to ‘forgive’ the royals

Michelle Obama has weighed in on the furious fallout from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s controversial interview with Oprah Winfrey, urging the Sussexes to ‘forgive’ the royal family and ‘resolve’ their differences.  The 57-year-old former First Lady, who formed a close friendship with Prince Harry during her husband Barack Obama‘s presidency as well as a … Read more

Covid US: Carter, Clinton, Bush and Obama – but not Trump – promote vaccination drive in videos

All the living former presidents except for Donald Trump took part in two public service announcements encouraging Americans to get the COVID vaccine. In one video, the former first ladies – except for Melania Trump – are also pictured getting their shot. The one-minute spot shows Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Bill and Hillary Clinton, George … Read more

Michelle Obama reveals she’s had COVID-19 vaccine

Michelle Obama has revealed she’s had the COVID-19 vaccine and is thinking about retiring from public life.   The former First Lady, in a wide-ranging interview with PEOPLE on Wednesday, also opened up on her pandemic year, saying George Floyd‘s death was a lot to take on during quarantine and that Donald Trump‘s defeat means … Read more