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Michelle Obama

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is the wife of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States.

Michelle Robinson was born and grew up on the South Side of Chicago. She graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. After completing her formal education, she returned to Chicago and accepted a position with 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. Read More

Articles About Michelle Obama

Sorry Haters - Kim Kardashian And Kanye West’s Vogue Cover 'Best-Seller'

By IBTimes AU

Apparently, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Vogue Cover is raking up many dollars for Anna Wintour and the Company. (Apr 09)

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Rapper Kanye West with wife Kim Kardashian/Reuters
Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Wedding Could be 'Disaster?': 105 Celebrity Guests Refused to Come, Kim Not Ready Emotionally and Physically!

By IBTimes AU

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's upcoming wedding could very well turn into a damp squid as there is speculation in the media that many celebrities have not shown their keenness to attend the gala event. (Apr 04)

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Obama 'the Strong' 2013 Presidential Inauguration: LIVE BLOG
Belgian Newspaper Photoshops Obamas to Look Like Apes; Apologises

By IBTimes AU

De Morgen, a Belgian daily, is under heavy criticism globally for its racist photo of U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama photoshopped to make them look like apes. (Mar 26)

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Beijing Hotel Workers Unhappy with Obama Family; Staff ‘Fed Up’ with First Family

By IBTimes IN

Michelle Obama and her entourage, including her two daughters and mother Marian Robinson, are staying at the Westin Beijing Chaoyang hotel, and staff there is reportedly “fed up” with the First Family’s extensive security detail. (Mar 22)

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A ‘Cheap Stunt’ – Obama on Ellen’s Viral Oscar Selfie
A ‘Cheap Stunt’ – Obama on Ellen’s Viral Oscar Selfie

By IBTimes AU

President Barack Obama was on Ellen DeGeneres show and spoke on a whole range of issues including raising two teenage daughters. Ellen could not resist bragging about her viral Oscar selfie, which broke the President’s retweet record. It was a “pretty cheap stunt” he quipped. (Mar 21)

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Ellen Degeneres takes the stage to host the show at the start of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood
President Barack Obama Talks Television, Parenting and Bashes Ellen's Oscar Sefie as 'Pretty Cheap Stunt' [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

The United States of America's President Barack Obama appeared on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show for the second time in row and called her historic Oscar selfie a "pretty cheap stunt." Apart from that the interview was quite fun and ente... (Mar 21)

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L'Wren Scott Commits Suicide After Hanging Herself to Door Knob: Strange Photo of Hanging Dresses Goes Viral

By IBTimes AU

L'Wren Scott, a 47-year-old designer was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on March 17. Scott was a long time girlfriend of Mick Jagger and under suspicious circumstances she was found hanging by the doorknob. (Mar 18)

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Rolling Stones Singer Mike Jagger’s Girlfriend L’Wren Scott Dead – Was it a Suicide?
Rolling Stones Singer Mike Jagger’s Girlfriend L’Wren Scott Dead – Was it a Suicide?

By IBTimes AU

Famous fashion designer and model L’Wren Scott was reportedly found hanging in her apartment. She was the girlfriend of popular Rolling Stones singer Mike Jagger, who is currently on a tour and is expected to perform in Perth, Australia on March 19. (Mar 18)

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A lone bouquet of flowers sits on the ground outside the building of designer L'Wren Scott in the Manhattan borough of New York,
Designer L'Wren Scott Dead, Body Found Hanging in Manhattan Apartment

By IBTimes AU

L'Wren Scott, the renowned fashion designer who has been equally famous for her romantic liaison with Mick Jagger, was discovered in her Manhattan apartment on Monday, March 17. (Mar 18)

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Barack Obama Says Michelle Won't Marry a Nerd; President Gets Funny on Zach Galifianakis’ 'Between Two Ferns' Chat Show

By IBTimes IN

President Barack Obama recently sat down with comedian Zach Galifianakis for his web series “Between Two Ferns”, where the two exchanged hilarious barbs and spoke about Michelle Obama choosing a nerd for husband. (Mar 13)

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