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'You'll Always Be First Lady In Our Lives': Stevie Wonder Sings For Michelle Obama


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Michelle Obama got the treat of a lifetime when one of her favourite musical artists, Stevie Wonder, performed a sensational medley just for her on her last late night television appearance as the First Lady of the United States. It was an emotional moment, but also a very special tribute to an amazing woman.

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Stevie Wonder performed a medley of his iconic hits 'Isn't She Lovely' and 'My Cherie Amour' in a piano session on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' last night (January 11th 2017), but changed a few of the words to reflect his feelings on Michelle Obama.

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'Southside With You' Explores Barack Obama And Michelle Obama's First Date


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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are one of the most-loved power couples in the world, but did you ever wonder how these two influential and strong-minded human beings got together? 'Southside With You' reveals it was as simple as ice cream and a movie.

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Written and directed by Richard Tanne in his directorial debut; a filmmaker who is also due to write the screenplay for Julius Caesar biopic 'The Roman'; the story was first envisaged in 2007. The Obamas have never shied away from discussing their personal and family lives, which is what makes them so well-loved. 'Southside With You' explores how this couple; Barack Obama and Michelle Robinson as she was known at the time; first came together after meeting at the Chicago law firm of Sidley Austin in 1989. 

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Michelle Obama - Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Sofia Bush, Diane Werner and Queen Latifah speak during a SXSW keynote dedicated to the "Let Girls Learn" initiative at Austin Convention Center - Austin, Texas, United States - Wednesday 16th March 2016

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President Obama's Daughter Malia Reportedly Lands Summer Job With Lena Dunham


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Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia has landed what sounds like a dream job for most 17 year olds, working on the set of HBO series ‘Girls’. The 17 year old, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, is said to be interested in pursuing a career in TV or film after she graduates next year.

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Malia was spotted by TMZ hanging out on the set of ‘Girls’ on Thursday. The President’s daughter was pictured sipping a soft drink while the series filmed on location in Brooklyn hipster restaurant, Aurora Ristorante.

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President Obama Throws Ultra-Exclusive Party At White House - Prince Rumoured To Have Performed


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A few more details emerged today about an exclusive private party held by President Obama over the weekend, at which megastars such as Prince are rumoured to have performed. At Monday’s White House press briefing, Press Secretary Josh Earnest confirmed that the President and the First Lady did indeed host a “private event” on Saturday (June 13th), but he remained tight-lipped as to further details.

However, Page Six was informed by anonymous attendees that not was The Purple One playing, he also brought Stevie flippin’ Wonder on-stage for a duet!

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Maya Angelou Memorial Stamp Goes Awry


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The US Postal Service’s attempt to commemorate the late author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has ended in farce, after a postage stamp bearing her image contained a quotation that was, in fact, attributed to somebody else.

According to the Washington Post on Tuesday, the words that appear on the stamp - “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song” – would seem to make reference to Angelou’s 1969 autobiography ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings’.

However, though these words are associated with her they were not actually written by Angelou, but instead by Joan Walsh Anglund in her 1967 book of poetry ‘A Cup of Sun’, with the “it” on the stamp changed from a “he”.

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Azealia Banks Backtracks On Comments About Barack Obama


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Azealia Banks is notorious for making controversial comments but she realised the remarks she made in a recent interview about Barack Obama may have been a step too far. 

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Azealia Banks has caused controversy once again with her comments about Barack Obama.

Read More: Azealia Banks Bares All For Playboy And Blasts America: "I Hate Everything About This Country".

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Michelle Obama Gives Impassioned & Encouraging Speech At Black Girls Rock! Awards


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Michelle Obama continued spreading her message of education whilst attending the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday (28th March). The First Lady gave an impassioned speech at the event and encouraged the audience, which included many young black girls and women, to have self-confidence, ignore any discouraging voices and continue in their education.

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Michelle Obama speaking at the Black Girls Rock! awards ceremony on Saturday.

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Barack And Michelle Obama's First Date To Get The Hollywood Treatment With Upcoming Movie


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The first date between future president of the United States Barack Obama and lawyer Michelle Robinson is to be made into a feature film, according to a report by Deadline. The site writes that the film based couple’s famous first date will beginning shooting next year, with Get On Up’s Tika Sumpter already cast as Michelle.

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The film will be titled Southside with You and is described as a drama in the vein of Before Sunrise. The role of President Obama has yet to be cast.

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Frankie Knuckles Honoured By President Barack Obama And First Lady In Sweet Letter


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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have paid tribute to the late DJ and record producer, Frankie Knuckles, who passed away at the end of March aged 59 due to complications related to diabetes. Barack and Michelle sent a signed letter addressed to "the friends and family of Frankie Knuckles," expressing their sadness and sympathies.

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DJ Frankie Knuckles Has Been Honoured By The US President & First Lady.

Dubbed "the Godfather of House," Knuckles was famed for his pioneering work in house music, which originated in the 1980s underground dance scene in Chicago, after he learned to DJ growing up in New York. It was Chicago where The Bronx-born music star, who was born Francis Nicholls, settled, worked and later died, and this is where the presidential letter was addressed.

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First Lady Michelle Obama Is Coming To Nashville Ahead Of Season Finale


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First Lady Michelle Obama will be giving the presidential seal of approval to ABC’s hit country music drama ‘Nashville’ by making a guest appearance on the show next month.

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Mrs Obama will be cameoing as herself in an episode entitled ‘All Or Nothing With Me’, which will air on May 7th. In the episode, reigning country queen Rayna James, played by Connie Britton, finds out that up and coming star Luke Wheeler has been injured in Afghanistan. James then quickly goes about setting up a charity concert where she enlists the First Lady to help. Also guest starring in the episode is former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler, who will also play herself.

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Michelle Obama - First Lady Michelle Obama Monday 19th March 2012 arriving at The Ed Sullivan Theater for 'The Late Show with David Letterman'

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Michelle Obama - First Lady Michelle Obama Monday 19th March 2012 Celebrities arrive at The Ed Sullivan Theater for 'The Late Show with David Letterman'

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Michelle Obama - First Lady Michelle Obama of the United States New York City, USA - Clinton Global Initiative 2010 held at the Sheraton Hotel - Closing Session Thursday 23rd September 2010

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Michelle Obama and Barack Obama - Michelle Obama, New York City, USA - wife of presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama, Michelle Obama gives the keynote address at the 'Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council Gala' at the Waldorf Astoria Thursday 26th June 2008

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