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Michelle Obama

Oprah's Neighbors Pissed

Over FLOTUS' Hawaii Vacation

1/8/2014 12:40 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Michelle Obama
's visit to Oprah's Hawaii compound has crippled the neighborhood around O's home ... and some neighbors are pissed.

Some of the residents and business people around Oprah's palatial 12-bedroom Maui estate -- where Michelle recently retreated to spend the last few days of her 40s --  are all telling the same story ... Michelle's visit is making day-to-day life almost impossible.

The owner of nearby Goble's Flower Farm tells us ... security checkpoints have been set up on the roads ... blocking customers from shopping there.

Other business owners complain they can't stock their shelves because road closures have screwed up their deliveries.

A worker at Grandma's Maui Coffee tells us, employees are arriving VERY late to work. 

And fun is also affected.  Recreational areas (like hiking trails) have also been shut down.

Not good for Oprah's relations with her neighbors, which have already been strained from her generally imposing presence.  But it's nothing that a good cocktail party can't solve.



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Nobody Special    

She must feel so out of place being around successful people who made their own fortunes.

105 days ago


Now just why is there surprise over the Obama's ;lack of consideration of any others, that is any American?

105 days ago


It is plain that this First…Lady enjoys our wealth with vacations to Hawaii, Spain, England, Colorado to ski, Ireland to research her husband's Irish roots (?), Africa .AND taking separate Air Force One rides to all places. Yes, I know that any rent is supposedly paid by Obama but…when proclaim "for the Nation"…forget it, we pay for all. It seems that this First Lady limits her time with her husband. I probably would, too.

105 days ago


he Prez an Michell are all hollywood. no wonder theres nothing getting done at the white house. no wonder everythings such a mess

105 days ago


BARACK & MICHELLE OBAMA: " Clinton all over again" - hates the military and looks down on the Secret Service. He is egotistical and cunning; looks you in the eye and appears to agree with you, but turns around and does the opposite---untrustworthy. He has temper tantrums.* She is a complete bitch, who hates anybody who is not black; hates the military; and looks at the Secret Service as servants.*

105 days ago


Do you think the queen cares?

105 days ago


Dear Oprah,

You're rich. Go buy your own private island and get off of Hawaii.

Your neighbors.


105 days ago


How many people are really surprised by this? Yes it's disgusting ! Remember people who complain about Obama or Michelle seem to disappear, loose their life savings ,health insurance as well as military benefits . So ill just end my rant with that.

104 days ago


this president (including wife & family) has spent more taxpayer dollars than any president before. and who was busy golfing when congress shut down?? hypocrites. the world is suffering from global warming, yet they change nothing in their personal habits & neither do all their hollywood buddies.

96 days ago


I need to correct some facts about the neighbors. I used to work at Gobles flower farm, and they are just a family operation scraping to get by like the rest of us. The gobles are the nicest people who would help others just because. To those who comment without knowledge of the situation should really refrain from doing so because your comments and a dime would give me ten cents and nothing else of value.

11 days ago
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