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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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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 >

Kim Kardashian Identity Thief Setenced to Prison

Kim Kardashian
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 >

- 228 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 >

- 230 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 >

- 238 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 >

- 239 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 >

- 240 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 >

- 240 days ago
Magic Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson Party At First Lady's 50th Birthday

Magic and Samuel L
We Dance Old School At First Lady's 50th!

Magic Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson were hoping for a throw-back shindig as they went to The White House Saturday night for Michelle Obama's 50th BD.Sam intro'd Magic to Barack Obama and Michelle… READ MORE >

- 241 days ago
Jennifer Hudson -- I Got Nothin' For First Lady's 50th Birthday!

Jennifer Hudson
I Got Nothin' For Michelle!

Jennifer Hudson was kinda awesome flying into Washington D.C. today ... to perform at Michelle Obama's 50th -- giving a definitive answer on what you get the person who has everything.Although… READ MORE >

- 242 days ago
Michelle Obama -- Oprah's Neighbors Pissed Over FLOTUS' Hawaii Vacation

Michelle Obama
Oprah's Neighbors Pissed Over FLOTUS' Hawaii Vacation

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… READ MORE >

- 252 days ago

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