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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the 44th and incumbent President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School before returning to Chicago and to work at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband. Subsequently, she worked as part of the staff of Chicago mayor Richard M. Daley, and for the University of Chicago Medical Center. Throughout 2007 and 2008, she helped campaign for her husband's presidential bid and delivered a keynote address at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. She is the mother of two daughters, Malia and Sasha, and is the sister of Craig Robinson, men's basketball coach at Oregon State University. As the wife of a Senator, and later the First Lady, she has become a fashion icon and role model for women, and an advocate for poverty awareness, nutrition and healthy eating. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Team USA Olympians -- Warned at White House ... NO SELFIES WITH OBAMA!

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Warned at White House NO SELFIES WITH OBAMA

David Ortiz ruined it for everyone ... because when Team USA visited the White House last week, they were warned to NOT take selfies with the President ... multiple sources tell TMZ Sports. READ MORE >

White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses --  I Didn't Butter Up Obama

White House Pastry Chef
I Didn't Butter Up Obama

White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses admits ... it looks pretty incriminating -- carrying his luggage on the streets of D.C. after announcing he's quitting. Our photog Colin did a… READ MORE >

- 31 days ago
Michelle Obama's Jeweler -- Gastineau Girls Are Ripping Off My Smithsonian Style!!!

Michelle Obama's Jeweler
Gastineau Girls Are Ripping Off My Smithsonian Style!!!

Lisa and Brittny Gastineau aren't just a couple off small-time jewelry thieves ... they're ripping off one of the most famous jewelers in American history -- so says the famous jeweler… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
Michelle Obama Shuts Down Aspen Airport -- Cool Your Jets, Richie Rich

Michelle Obama
Shuts Down Aspen Airport Cool Your Jets, Richie Rich

Michelle Obama and the extremely rich collided in the air Friday ... when the Aspen Airport apparently shut down for an hour to facilitate a fun-filled ski weekend for Michelle and her kids.The… READ MORE >

- 64 days ago
Kim Kardashian Identity Thief Setenced to Prison

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Identity Thief Sentenced to Prison

The man who stole Kim Kardashian's identity and tried to transfer thousands of dollars from her bank accounts has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in federal prison ... TMZ has learned.Luis Flores,… READ MORE >

- 79 days ago
Jason Collins -- Willie Robertson Was Untouchable at State of Union

Jason Collins
Willie Robertson Was Untouchable During State of Union

"Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson was less than 20 feet away from Jason Collins during the State of the Union, and Jason says he might have reached across the aisle to him ... if not for all… READ MORE >

- 80 days ago
Chrissy Teigen -- White House Coverup of Brutal Party Bruise

Chrissy Teigen
White House Coverup of Brutal Party Bruise

John Legend got to perform at Michelle Obama's birthday bash -- while his wife Chrissy Teigen got to take home a grotesque bruise she blamed on dancing. Thing is ... no one's buying that… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago
Michelle Obama -- WATCH ME DUNK THIS BASKETBALL ... In the White House!

Michelle Obama
WATCH ME DUNK THIS BASKETBALL ... in the White House

Michelle Obama teamed up with LeBron James for one of the the most historic video bombs of all time -- throwing down a MONSTER JAM in the White House ... with a post-dunk STARE DOWN. It all went… READ MORE >

- 89 days ago
Michelle Obama -- Birthdays Are For Ballin' With Celeb Friends

Michelle Obama
Birthdays Are For Ballin' With Celeb Friends

Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party guest list was packed with huge celebrities -- but none bigger than the guest of honor herself ... 'cause everyone knows it's impossible to steal a First… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago
Cali Swag District to Obama -- Come to Our BBQ ... We'll Teach YOU to 'Dougie'

Cali Swag District to Obama
Come to Our BBQ We'll Teach You to 'Dougie'

President Barack Obama may THINK he's good enough to teach "The Dougie" to party goers at Michelle's 50th b-day bash ... but the rappers who invented it say it's the Prez who needs a lesson ...… READ MORE >

- 90 days ago

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