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Why Former First
Lady Has Said
Goodbye to 'Michelle
Nov 12, 2022 10:45 AM CST
Why Former First Lady Has Said Goodbye to 'Michelle Obama Arms'
58-year-old is talking menopause to get other women to do the same
- Michelle Obama's new book,
The Light We Carry
, is due out Tuesday, but she's had something else on her mind lately as well. The former first lady "gets real about menopause" in an interview with
, hoping that her own experiences will spur other women to open...
First Lady Leaving
Aug 21, 2022 10:00 AM CDT
First Lady Leaving COVID Isolation
Jill Biden tests negative
The first lady is COVID-free again. Jill Biden has tested negative for the coronavirus and will leave isolation in South Carolina, per the AP . The 71-year-old tested positive last week but had only mild symptoms. She now plans to join her husband at their Delaware beach house, her office...
'Discovering Deeper Truths' at
Heart of Obama's New Book
Jul 21, 2022 7:06 AM CDT
'Discovering Deeper Truths' at Heart of Obama's New Book
Former first lady's 'The Light We Carry' will be out on Nov. 15, 4 years after blockbuster 'Becoming'
- Michelle Obama will have a book out this fall,
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times
, in which she reflects upon her experiences and shares insights on navigating an increasingly stressful world. It's the former first lady's first entirely new work since the 2018 release of
Jul 18, 2022 7:40 PM CDT
Ukraine's First Lady to Address Congress
Olena Zelenska also will meet with first lady Jill Biden this week
- Four months after her husband, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, made an emotional plea to Congress in a speech delivered remotely, Olena Zelenska will present an address of her own in Washington. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited all members of Congress to the speech Wednesday in the congressional auditorium of the...
Jill Biden Slammed
Latinos to Tacos
Jul 12, 2022 9:25 AM CDT
Jill Biden Slammed for Comparing Latinos to Tacos
'We are not tacos,' Hispanic journalists group responds to FLOTUS speech, blasting 'stereotypes'
- On Monday, Jill Biden spoke in San Antonio at the UnidosUS Annual Conference, one of the Hispanic community's largest gatherings on issues such as housing, health care, civil rights, and education. But the first lady's speech didn't go over well with everyone, drawing backlash for what some...
First Ladies Meet in Ukraine
May 8, 2022 12:40 PM CDT
First Ladies Meet in Ukraine
Jill Biden makes unannounced visit, as does Canada's Trudeau
- Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to western Ukraine on Sunday, holding a surprise Mother's Day meeting with first lady Olena Zelenska to show US support for the embattled nation trying to fight off the Russia invasion. Biden traveled under the cloak of secrecy, the AP reports, becoming the...
Zelensky's Wife Says
She Sees Him Only on TV
Apr 30, 2022 2:10 PM CDT
Zelensky's Wife Says She Sees Him Only on TV
The war hasn't changed her husband, Olena Zelenska tells newspaper
- Ukraine's first lady, Olena Zelenska, says the war with Russia has not changed her husband but only revealed to the world his determination to prevail and the fact that he is a man you can count on. Zelenska, in an interview published Friday in the Polish newspaper
Viola Davis Worried About
One Specific Critic in New Role
Apr 18, 2022 12:05 PM CDT
Viola Davis Worried About One Specific Critic in New Role
'I’m mostly terrified about what she will think,' actor says of Michelle Obama
- The new Showtime series
The First Lady
premiered Sunday, a show that features Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford. Unlike Anderson and Pfeiffer, Davis is portraying somebody who is still very much alive and well, and she spoke to
Feb 18, 2022 1:24 PM CST
Viola Davis Morphs Into Michelle Obama in
Upcoming Showtime drama offers a peek
- What's it like to be married to the president of the United States? An upcoming TV drama examines that life behind the curtains at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., drawn from the perspectives of Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt, per the BBC . A new trailer for
France's First Lady Preps
Lawsuit: I Was Not Born Male
Dec 22, 2021 12:06 PM CST
France's First Lady Preps Lawsuit: I Was Not Born Male
Brigitte Macron readies to file complaint over conspiracy theory that she's transgender
- The name Jean-Michel Trogneux has been floating around in social media circles for months, and France's first lady isn't happy about it. That's because conspiracy theorists are claiming that's Brigitte Macron's birth name, and that she was born male, prompting the 68-year-old wife of Emmanuel...
Jill Biden's Jacket Sends
Message of 'Love' on UK Trip
Jun 11, 2021 4:41 AM CDT
Jill Biden's Jacket Sends Message of 'Love' on UK Trip
'We're bringing love from America,' she says
- Jill Biden is sending a sartorial message of "love" as she accompanies her husband President Biden overseas. The first lady wore a black jacket with the word "love" outlined on the back in silver beading as she and the president met with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and...
Nancy Reagan's Sway
May Be Unappreciated
May 16, 2021 2:01 PM CDT
Nancy Reagan's Sway May Be Unappreciated
Karen Tumulty's book lays out her role in shaping Ronald Reagan's legacy
- They called Ronald Reagan the Teflon President because nothing stuck to him. By contrast, they should have called Nancy Reagan the Velcro First Lady, writes Karen Tumulty in the
Wall Street Journal
. In an excerpt of her book
The Triumph of Nancy Reagan
, Tumulty ticks off a handful to the...
Petition Wants to Nix Melania's
'Boring Tribute to Herself'
Apr 30, 2021 10:08 AM CDT
Petition Wants to Nix Melania's 'Boring Tribute to Herself'
Signees want first lady Jill Biden to restore Rose Garden to the Jackie O version
- When Melania Trump redesigned the White House's Rose Garden last summer, the result wasn't embraced by all. While several upgrades were made, including an improved drainage system and tech enhancements to make the site more media-friendly, critics were peeved that the then-first lady removed some trees and many...
First Lady Leaves Valentine's
Day 'Surprise' for America
Feb 12, 2021 12:58 PM CST
First Lady Leaves Valentine's Day 'Surprise' for America
Dr. Jill Biden scattered hearts with uplifting messages across White House lawn
- We're not yet sure what President Biden got Dr. Jill Biden for Feb. 14, but we know what she got for the rest of us. America woke up Friday to see what the first lady's press secretary calls "surprise Valentine messages," in the form of giant...
Mood in the White House:
'Melania Is Good'
Jan 19, 2021 7:27 AM CST
Mood in the White House: 'Melania Is Good'
First lady is reportedly focused on what's next, not what just happened
- Melania Trump released her farewell message as first lady on Monday, asking people to "choose love over hatred" and be passionate but avoid violence. So what's next for the 50-year-old first lady after Wednesday? Expect her to keep a low profile for the near future in Florida, writes...
Op-Ed About Jill Biden
Raises a Ruckus
Dec 13, 2020 8:20 AM CST
Op-Ed About Jill Biden Raises a Ruckus
Essayist tells her to drop 'Dr.' before her name
Wall Street Journal
published an op-ed about Jill Biden on Saturday, and it has not landed well in some circles. The piece is by 83-year-old essayist Joseph Epstein, who implores Biden to lose the "Dr." in front of her name. The soon-to-be first lady has a doctorate...
Melania Finally Responds
to Ex-Friend's Tell-All
Oct 17, 2020 12:00 PM CDT
Melania Finally Responds to Ex-Friend's Tell-All
The First Lady blogs about Stephanie Winston Wolkoff's bestseller
- Melania Trump is finally responding to a former friend whose allegations have rippled through the media for months, NBC News reports. Trump doesn't mention Stephanie Winston Wolkoff by name, but is clearly targeting her—and her best-selling book,
Melania and Me: The Rise and Fall of My Friendship with
Say Hello to
Sep 16, 2020 9:04 AM CDT
Say Hello to Slovenia's New Tribute to Melania
Torched wooden statue of first lady replaced with bronze near her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia
- Same stump, slightly different first lady. After an arson attack "conceptualized as criticism" of President Trump, a wooden statue of Melania Trump burned down near her hometown in Slovenia on the Fourth of July has been replaced with a sturdier bronze version, according to one of the artists who...
Tell-All Reveals First Lady's
'Operation Block Ivanka'
Sep 1, 2020 3:57 PM CDT
Tell-All Reveals First Lady's 'Operation Block Ivanka'
Book says first lady tried to keep first daughter out of swearing-in photos
- Another White House tell-all is out, but this time first lady Melania Trump is the subject. The book is by Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, a former associate of Melania's until a falling out two years ago. Wolkoff, who says the two were friends for 15 years, helped coordinate President Trump'...
Melania Trump Has Big Plans
for the Rose Garden
Jul 27, 2020 8:34 AM CDT
Melania Trump Has Big Plans for the Rose Garden
First lady set to announce a major renovation as an 'act of expressing hope and optimism for the future'
- The Rose Garden is getting a redesign, and Melania Trump will be leading the efforts. The first lady will formally announce the revamp Monday, which in her words is meant to be an "act of expressing hope and optimism for the future," per prepared remarks seen by the...
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