Michelle Obama says un-first lady-like things for Jimmy Kimmel

Joann Johnston
November 16, 2018

Michelle Obama may describe her new life as "boring", but her interview with Jimmy Kimmel is anything but. But now that she is no longer there, she can basically say whatever she wants, Kimmel said. Michelle Obama told Kimmel of her daughters.

The 54-year-old Becoming author was given a series of amusing lines to deliver from the late-night comedian, happily poking fun at herself and her family.

"I've never eaten a vegetable", Obama said to the camera, which she quickly clarified that "wasn't true".

Obama said so many other un-First-Ladylike things, such as, "The whole 8 years we were in the White House, we used Laura Bush's Netflix password". According to Michelle, this was not how she wanted to connect with her continent of origin. The audience went wild for it, cheering her on. I'm like, 'Who are you?' The game that Sasha plays with me is that, when we're with a lot of people, she'll call me, 'Mom. Mom. "I've never had any serious conversations with anyone about it because it's not something I'm interested in or would ever do, ever".

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Of her two children, Michelle said, "I'm not sure which one's Sasha and which one's Malia". Like, 'I'm a plate spinner.' You know, those jugglers who keeps spinning those plates and if one is starting to wobble, he spins it.

She had bought new white sneakers to wear on the trip, and within a day, after all the pushing they did, her shoes turned reddish brown, stained with the cinnamon-hued dust of Nairobi.

But her best line was delivered with a grin when she said, "Clooney is my freebie!"

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