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Faith Evans performs live during Kelly Price’s pre-Grammy celebration “Kelly Price & Friends Unplugged: For the Love of R&B” in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo: Terron Austin – @TerronAustin) Faith Evans, “the First Lady of R&B,” performs live at Kelly Price & Friends Unplugged – “For the Love of R&B” at Tru Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA during […]

First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama has been touring California promoting her health agenda, so when she was challenged to a push-up contest on a TV show, she quickly dropped to the floor to prove she practiced what she preached. The challenge began on Wednesday when daytime TV host Ellen DeGeneres asked […]

First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) Michelle Obama appeared on the “Tonight Show with Jay Leno” Tuesday night and cajoled Jay Leno into nibbling on some fruit, breaking his long-held aversion for all-things-healthy in his diet. Leno once told a magazine he hadn’t eaten a vegetable since 1969, and he told the First Lady […]

First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage at an awards ceremony Saturday with poet Maya Angelou, performers Stevie Wonder and Mariah Carey, and other African American celebrities who called the black community to civic action, starting with voting in the 2012 presidential election. The taping of the BET Honors, hosted by Black Entertainment Television was […]

They called it “random dancing” but First Lady Michelle Obama broke out some moves that resembled subdued variations of “the Monkey” or “the Jerk” Friday during an appearance at a northern Virginia high school. A screaming, raucous auditorium filled with elementary and middle school students greeted Obama and the cast of the Nickelodeon TV show […]

After three years in the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama has decided to join Twitter. Thursday, the First Lady’s office announced that Mrs. Obama will be tweeting this year as she gears up to help her husband win re-election this November. “We’re excited today to launch @michelleobama as a new way for you to […]

First Lady Michelle Obama denied reports of tension between her and White House aides, saying people have tried to portray her as “some kind of angry black woman.” In an interview with CBS News, the first lady said she has not read New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor’s new book “The Obamas,” which depicts her […]

Teen star Miranda Cosgrove says she doesn’t usually get nervous about taping episodes of her Nickelodeon comedy “iCarly,” but that changed when first lady Michelle Obama taped an appearance. “I’ve been doing the show for a long time and I usually don’t get nervous, but having the first lady on the set, I was really […]

No matter who wins the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama is in for what will probably be the toughest fight for his political life. And because his campaign cannot afford to take any constituency for granted, First Lady Michelle Obama launched this week Women for Obama, a fundraising and grassroots group whose primary goal is […]

Like millions of their fellow Americans, the First Family often gathers around the television on Sunday nights to watch ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team create livable homes for families in need. Such a fan of the show, First Lady Michelle Obama couldn’t resist jumping in and helping out on the Sept. 25 season premiere. […]

After serving as California’s First Lady for more than 7 years, Maria Shriver is getting back to her career roots. Shriver, 55, who filed for divorce over the summer from husband Arnold Schwarzenegger, is focusing on journalism again. The mother of four interviewed philanthropist Wallis Annenberg for the October issue of Los Angeles magazine that […]

Michelle Obama graces the cover of Essence’s October issue with a revealing interview highlighting the magazine and the First Lady’s shared commitment to women and girls around the world. In the article, “The Leading Lady,” she reflects on what she calls the “big, bright light” of her power as First Lady—and she shares her mission […]