Michelle Obama's Mom Doesn't Think She's a "Real Star"

Joann Johnston
February 13, 2019

Michelle wrote about her relationship with her mother in her memoir, "Becoming", which also notes how Robinson initially resisted multiple offers to move into the White House before finally relenting for the sake of her granddaughters.

Her mother, however, didn't seem wowed by her daughter's appearance, asking if she had met "any of the real stars" when she was there. Especially, when Michelle tried to argue her case by writing, "And I'm a real star...by the way", her mother had nothing to say in reply except an unconvinced "Yeah".

Her mother replied, "Yeah".

"I guess you were a hit at the Grammys", Robinson texted Obama with a smiling emoji.

Michelle Obama took to Instagram this morning to share the hilarious text exchange that she had with her mother after the Grammys, and it has netizens in splits.

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"When your mom doesn't think you're a "real" celebrity", she captioned the exchange. Asked in an interview in November what about Obama made her proudest, Robinson answered, "When I grow up I would like to be like Michelle Obama".

Obama appeared on stage with Jada Pinkett Smith, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez to talk about the impact music had had on her life.

From the sound of it, not much has changed about her "that don't impress me much" attitude - much to the delight of her daughter's followers.

You might top your university, become a world-renowned artist, even win the Nobel Prize, but to your Mom you'll always remain the stupid kid who didn't do the dishes.

"Gotta love moms. [they're] all the same no matter who you are", another Instagram commenter summed up.

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