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10 Surprising Discoveries About Michelle Obama from Her New Biography

UpdatePosted 03/20/2015 11:30AM

10 Surprising Discoveries About Michelle Obama from Her New Biography

Originally posted 03/20/2015 07:55AM

Michelle Obama may be our best-dressed FLOTUS yet, but did you know she once was denied the "Best Camper" award because she swore too much?

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Takes on #GimmeFive Fitness Challenge with a Little Help from Jimmy Kimmel (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/18/2015 07:55PM

Julia Louis-Dreyfus put a drunken spin on the #GimmeFive fitness challenge by involving a late-night talk show host and a bottle of Irish whiskey.

During a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday, the Veep star, 54, joined the list of big names who have participated in First Lady Michelle Obama's #GimmeFive exercise campaign.

In the clip posted to her Facebook page, the actress and host Jimmy Kimmel toast St. Patrick's Day by clinking shot glasses after she recites from a book of Irish toasts: "May your trousers ride high and your bonnet fit tight!"

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Michelle Obama's Toyko Tour Is Already Off to a Fashionable Start

Michelle Obama's Toyko Tour Is Already Off to a Fashionable Start

Originally posted 03/18/2015 07:00PM

She arrived in the perfect Kenzo graphic print dress

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Raven-Symoné Says Fired Univision Host Wasn't Racist: 'Some People Look Like Animals' (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/18/2015 12:05PM

Raven-Symoné did not have a friend in Rosie Perez when she appeared as a guest cohost on The View on Monday.

While discussing Univision host Rodner Figueroa, who was fired last week for saying Michelle Obama "looks like she's from the cast of Planet of the Apes," the recurring Empire star, 29, jumped to his defense. "Was he saying it racist-like?" she asked. "Because he said that he voted for her later, and I don't think he was saying it racist."

An incredulous Perez, 50, likened Figueroa's claim that he voted for President Barack Obama to those who say they can't be racist because they "have black friends."

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Michelle Obama Gets 'Funk'-y on The Ellen DeGeneres Show (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/13/2015 01:20PM

Don't believe her, just watch!

When First Lady Michelle Obama visits The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, she's bringing some serious dance skills.

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of her Let's Move initiative, Obama, 51, has enlisted several So You Think You Can Dance favorites to pull together a choreographed group routine that will be performed on the White House lawn at this year's Easter Egg Roll.

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Univision Host Fired for Saying Michelle Obama 'Looks Like She's from the Cast of Planet of the Apes'

Univision Host Fired for Saying Michelle Obama 'Looks Like She's from the Cast of Planet of the Apes'

Originally posted 03/13/2015 12:15PM

Rodner Figueroa was fired from Univision after comments he made about Michelle Obama on Wednesday's episode of El Gordo y la Flaca.

Discussing makeup artist Paolo Ballesteros, who earned Internet notoriety for transforming himself into everyone from Kim Kardashian to Dakota Johnson to the First Lady, Figueroa said, "Well, watch out, you know that Michelle Obama looks like she's from the cast of Planet of the Apes, the movie."

His cohosts tried to save the situation, with Lili Estefan asking him, "What are you saying?" and Raul de Molina adding that he thought Obama was very attractive.

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President Obama Speaks at Selma 50th Anniversary: 'We Honor Those Who Walked So We Could Run'

President Obama Speaks at Selma 50th Anniversary: 'We Honor Those Who Walked So We Could Run'

Originally posted 03/07/2015 04:55PM

President Barack Obama called on Americans everywhere to continue the fight for justice that the protesters in Selma, Alabama, started 50 years ago.

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From ESSENCE: See Michelle Obama's Travel Diary (PHOTOS) | Michelle Obama

From ESSENCE: See Michelle Obama's Travel Diary (PHOTOS)

Originally posted 03/04/2015 06:20PM

The first lady takes you along for the ride on her international tour

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