Michelle Obama described the struggle to give her two daughters a “normal” upbringing during the eight years when they were living at the White House. Mrs Obama said sniffer dogs would be brought in and parents of her daughters’ friends would be asked to be open about any guns or drugs in the house. “So imagine having that conversation and then you’re like ‘thank you for inviting Sasha over and by the way, there’s going to be a man sleeping outside of your door with a gun, can you let him come in and use the bathroom every now and then?”’ she said, sparking laughter around the arena.
Michelle Obama has honoured British fashion by wearing a custom Stella McCartney jumpsuit while in London for her Becoming book tour. Last night, the former US first lady upped the fashion stakes by wearing a custom, black beaded jumpsuit by British fashion designer McCartney. Mrs Obama accessorised with large gold hoops by Jennifer Fisher jewellery, and finished off her look with a pair of classic, black Jimmy Choo heels.
From her now-famous inaugural ball gown to those Balenciaga boots, we chart the former First Lady's most memorable fashion moments.
The former first lady is celebrating her 55th birthday, and husband Barack Obama is paying tribute with an old photo.
America your votes are in. The winner of the "Most Admired Woman" in 2018 is... former first lady Michelle Obama. This is also the first time in 17 years that Hillary Clinton has not earned the top spot.
Michelle Obama has recently stepped back into the spotlight for the first time since leaving the White House. The book launch is also accompanied by a two-month tour, which will see Michelle host intimate evenings of conversation moderated by the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Sarah Jessica Parker and Reece Witherspoon. If that wasn't enough, Obama has now revealed her own tour merchandise.
The former first lady says she started to realize that “the biological clock is real" when trying to get pregnant at 34.