MICHELLE OBAMA RUMORS

Obama mourns death of Muhammad Ali, says he 'shook up the world'

President Barack Obama joined millions of Americans in paying tribute to the late Muhammad Ali on Saturday, as he and first lady Michelle Obama released a heartfelt statement reflecting on Ali's legacy as both a boxing legend and a cultural icon.The first family wrote that while they're mourning Ali's passing, they are grateful for being fortunate enough to have known him and that...
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Obama says Ali shook up the world and left it better off

STUART, Fla. (AP) President Barack Obama, who keeps a pair of boxing gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his private study off the Oval Office, said Saturday that Ali ''shook up the world and the world is better for it.'' Obama likened Ali, who died Friday, to other civil rights leaders of his era, and said the boxer stood with Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela in fighting...
Via Associated Press
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Prince Harry, Michelle Obama help kick off Invictus Games

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Britain's Prince Harry and first lady Michelle Obama helped kick off the Invictus Games for wounded veterans with impassioned speeches Sunday night, joining other figures from the worlds of sports, entertainment and politics in a glittery opening ceremony. The two-hour event included live performances by British singer James Blunt and soprano Laura Wright. Actor...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Boom! Queen, Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge

LONDON (AP) It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event. That's certainly the case for Prince Harry, who released a video Friday promoting the upcoming Invictus Games for wounded veterans. The cast includes his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, and Barack and Michelle Obama, who Harry had over for dinner last week. The video starts with Harry...
Via Associated Press
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Steph, Ayesha Curry appear in funny Michelle Obama video

Michelle Obama’s viral “Turnip for What” video is back, only this time there are two new VIPs. Back in 2014, the First Lady posted a video of her with a turnip to the “Turn Down For What” beat: On Tuesday, another turnip video made it to FLOTUS’ Instagram page, this time featuring Steph and Ayesha Curry: In honor of the turnips being planted in the @WhiteHouse...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Aretha Franklin enthralls Kennedy Center Honors audience, President Obama with ‘A Natural Woman’

Aretha Franklin, one of the most beautiful voices to ever grace the Earth, absolutely owned her performance Tuesday night when she sang “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. Carole King, who co-wrote the song and was being honored at the ceremony, had quite the heartwarming reaction when Franklin came out and looked surprised...
Via The Comeback
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

LeBron joins Michelle Obama’s “Better Make Room” campaign

LeBron James is at it again. With the First Lady of the United States in Akron on Wednesday afternoon, James once again made higher education a focal point of his efforts in Michelle Obama’s “Better Make Room” campaign. As has been the case since he returned to Cleveland last summer, James packed 2,500 students in to the University of Akron’s auditorium to marry his “I...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: President Obama’s Niece Threatened Ahead of NCAA Tourney Game vs. Maryland

View image | gettyimages.com Security was increased at Xfinity Center in College Park, Maryland ahead of the Maryland-Princeton second round game in the NCAA Women’s Tournament. The security was heightened after a threat was phoned in toward Princeton’s forward Leslie Robinson, the niece of President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, according to Christine Brennan of...
Via KCM Sports
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN hires Michelle Obama’s brother as college basketball analyst

ESPN now has a good connection to the White House. The network hired Craig Robinson Tuesday to work as a college basketball game and studio analyst for ESPNU. Robinson, who was fired after six seasons as head coach at Oregon State, is the brother of Michelle Obama. It remains to be seen whether ESPN will tap into that relationship to gain more access to President Obama. The President...
Via Sherman Report
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat, Michelle Obama team up for video

Michelle Obama is a big proponent of fitness. The Miami Heat are big fans of the photobombing craze. Combining the two seems like a hit. The first lady and some members of the Heat are starring together in a new video promoting fitness and healthy eating, part of Mrs. Obama's ''Let's Move'' initiative. The 50-second public service announcement was taped last week when the Heat...
Via Associated Press
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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