Former First Lady Michelle Obama ‘s memoir, “Becoming,” is dropping on Tuesday. In an except from The Washington Post she said she will “never forgive” Donald Trump for the racist birther movement. Obviously, Trump had a temper tantrum.

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Earlier today, Trump babbled, “I’ll give you a little controversy back, I’ll never forgive (President Barack Obama) for what he did to our US military. It was depleted, and I had to fix it! What he did to our military made this country very unsafe for you and you and you!”


So while Trump is hating on one of the most beloved First Ladies in American history, we are showing our love. Here are 9 reasons why we will always love Michelle Obama.

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1. Amazing Speeches

Michelle always knows the right things to say to leave a crowd feeling hopeful and inspired. Her speeches over the years have been so remarkable, some called for her to run for president in 2020 — although she said she has no desire to run.

2. Flawless Fashions

Flawless Fashions

For the first time in the country’s history, the First Lady embodied as much fashion sense as she did class. Jackie O was fashionable (in a prim & proper way), but Michelle Obama’s glam was so amazing that it’s been deemed “The Obama Effect.”

3. Health Initiatives

Health Initiatives

While at the White House, Michelle Obama focused on the health of the country’s youth. Her Let’s Move initiative aimed to reduce childhood obesity and encourage a healthy lifestyle in children. She even teamed up with Beyonce for the dance-worthy campaign.

4. Her Cool Friends

Her Cool Friends

What other FLOTUS do you know who has friendships with some of the biggest nstars of our time? From Beyonce to Kerry Washington to Missy Elliott, Michelle Obama’s hotline is always blinging with A-list friends.

5. Black Girl Magic

Black Girl Magic

Michelle Obama’s unapologetic Blackness is one of her most memorable and admirable qualities. She’s never been shy about embracing her Black girl magic and letting it shine for the world to see.

6. Supporting Barack

Supporting Barack

They say behind every great man is a great woman; but for Michelle, she’s always standing right next to husband Barack Obama, supporting him through thick and thin. That’s love.

7. Mom Goals

Mom Goals

Raising two teenage girls in the public eye has to be one of the most challenging things in the world, but Michelle Obama makes it look effortless. We all love Malia and Sasha!

8. Memorable TV Appearances

Memorable TV Appearances

From Jimmy Fallon to Sesame Street, FLOTUS’s TV appearances over her two terms in the White House were all iconic, hilarious and unprecedented.

9. Iconic


As the first African-American First Lady of the United States, it’s safe to say that Michelle Obama did an impeccable job holding everything down with grace, ease and pure elegance. There will never be another like Mrs. O!

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