Michelle Obama Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

18th February 2015

Fact: Parks and Recreation actor Billy Eichner recruited U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and beloved Sesame Street character Big Bird for a new installment of his Funny or Die show, Billy on the Street. Mrs. Obama appeared to promote her Eat Brighter health initiative, and in his regular fashion, comedian Eichner asked fast-paced intense questions, including, "Which is better? Ariana Grande or eating a carrot?"

20th June 2014

Fact: The cast of hit Tv drama Pretty Little Liars received a visit from very special guest on Thursday (19Jun14), when the youngest daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the Los Angeles set. Sasha Obama, 13, and a friend got the chance to hang out with the stars and chat to them in between filming, reports Tmz.com. The teen's trip took place days after it emerged her older sister Malia had landed a week-long gig working as a production assistant on Halle Berry's new Tv show Extant.

21st February 2014

Fact: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama showed off her acting skills on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday (20Feb14), when she joined Will Ferrell and Fallon in an hilarious pre-taped skit where the actors dressed up as young girls in a fake TeenNick show called Ew.

10th February 2014

Quote: "I would pull him close. I don't know if it would be advice as much as action. I would be very present in his life right now. And I would be probably with him a good chunk of the time, just there to talk, to figure out what's going on in his head, to figure out who's in his life and who's not, you know." America's First Lady Michelle Obama wants to help troubled pop star Justin Bieber following his arrest on driving-related matters last month (Jan14).

1st March 2013

Quote: "That's just the nature of life... We live in a time when there are bloggers and tweeters and 24-hour news and everyone has a voice in this town square and it's a big one. And it's good - overall... but that means that at any point and given time, somebody's not gonna (sic) like what you do. That's just the nature of things," America's First Lady Michelle Obama brushes off criticism of her surprise appearance at the Oscars on Sunday night (24Feb13). She appeared via videolink to announce the Best Picture prize.

26th February 2013

Quote: "I had been rehearsing... and I felt I had some idea of what was going on and that was a complete surprise to me as well. That was amazing." Daniel Radcliffe was stunned when U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama presented the Oscars Best Picture award via satellite on Sunday night (24Feb13).

7th June 2012

Quote: "Michelle Obama is the most beautiful woman on the planet. She cares about people... You can feel her sincerity." Rapper Nas is a big fan of America's First Lady.

16th April 2012

Tweet: "Beyonce, thank you for the beautiful letter and for being a role model who kids everywhere can look up to." U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is flattered after Beyonce recently praised her as the "ultimate example" for youngsters in a touching hand-written letter.

27th March 2012

Fact: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is set to make a special appearance at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday (31Mar12) to present country star Taylor Swift with the Big Help Award in honour of her charity work.

15th March 2012

Fact: George Clooney snagged a seat next to America's First Lady Michelle Obama at a state dinner held at the White House on Wednesday (14Mar12). The event, which marked British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to the U.S., was also attended by British actors Damian Lewis and Hugh Bonneville, while John Legend and folk band Mumford & Sons provided the entertainment.

6th July 2011

Quote: "We would love to have the First Lady because she's very fashionable. I think that would be one of the most amazing women to have." Supermodel Heidi Klum has appealed to the producers of her hit TV design contest Project Runway to sign Michelle Obama up as a guest judge.

8th June 2011

Fact: America's First Lady Michelle Obama is set to make a guest appearance in hit kids' TV show Icarly.

11th December 2010

Quote: "He is such a dude! He's a nice man, just a great guy to be in the presence of. And Michelle is just fantastic. And I was with my girlfriend, and she was like, 'Oh my God, you're so beautiful!'" Sir Paul McCartney's girlfriend NANCY SHEVELL was in awe after meeting U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

3rd May 2010

Quote: "I really do (want to be like her). She's such an incredible woman, and she's with such a powerful man." Jessica Simpson hails America's First Lady Michelle Obama as her role model.

24th April 2010

Fact: Stevie Wonder, Sting, Usher and Beyonce are among the acts whose tunes feature on U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's iPod playlist.

12th March 2010

Quote: "As an actress, I have always sought out roles that portrayed women as strong and powerful, such as Elle Woods, who was in the Legally Blonde movies. (She) happened to be the biggest fashionista who ever came to Washington until Michelle Obama. Thanks a lot." Reese Witherspoon pays tribute to U.S. First Lady MICHELLE OBAMA during the International Women of Courage awards in Washington, D.C.

2nd October 2009

Fact: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is returning to kids show Sesame Street to urge America's youth to grow their own vegetables on the iconic series' 40th anniversary episode on 10 November (09).

2nd August 2009

Fact: Paul McCartney dedicated Beatles hit MICHELLE to America's First Lady Michelle Obama during a concert in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (01Aug09).

7th April 2009

Quote: "She's beautiful and I am sure that very, very soon she will be like Jackie Kennedy. She's a very good-looking lady. She has this sort of beauty that is very, very strong. She must be dressed with things that are elegant, beautiful and young, but not too much... She needs a little more time to perfect her style. But she knows what to do." Designer VALENTINO pays tribute to America's new fashion icon, First Lady Michelle Obama.

3rd March 2009

Quote: "Beyoncé is an incredible young woman. Barack and I have met her on a few occasions, and it was a great honor to hear her sing 'At Last' so beautifully at the inauguration. She is so talented and so real, and we just love her." U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is a big fan of R&B superstar Beyonce Knowles.

31st January 2009

Fact: The hat Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin's wore to perform at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration is being requested for an exhibit in Smithsonian Museum in Washington D.C. If she parts with the iconic accessory, it will be displayed in the President Obama Inaugural display alongside Michelle Obama's Jason Wu gown.

30th January 2009

Quote: "Michelle Obama wore buttercup boucle with bling collar. Diamante before noon? Tut, tut." Joan Collins was not impressed with the First Lady's choice of inauguration day outfits.

20th January 2009

Quote: "I’m so excited about the change. She is a class act, especially with our economy; she has been very cautious about how to dress on a budget and that’s very inspiring." Actress Denise Richards on America's new First Lady, Michelle Obama.

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