Michelle And Barack Obama Did Couples Therapy, She Says In Memoir 'Becoming'


And when Roberts asked about the current president and how he compares to the "no drama Obama" administration, the former first lady replied by saying that the commander in chief needs to have discipline, and read, and be knowledgable.

"I know too many young couples who struggle and think there's something wrong with them and I want them to know that Michelle and Barack Obama, who have a phenomenal marriage and love each other, we work on our marriage", she told interviewer Robin Roberts.

She reportedly writes that she will "never forgive" Mr Trump for feeding the racist "birther" conspiracy theory that Mr Obama was actually born in Kenya, and therefore ineligible to be president.

Winfrey, who selected "Becoming" for her influential book club, said it's "everything you wanted to know and so much you didn't even know you wanted to know".

The former first lady, now 54, refrains from second guessing whether Russian meddling, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey's intervention or flaws in Clinton's campaigns brought about Clinton's loss.

1 Barack Obama was late on the first day they met. Michelle was working for a Chicago law firm and was assigned to mentor Barack during a summer job. Realising it, I made my own optic adjustment: "I stopped even trying to smile", she said, referring to Trump's inauguration speech.

Trump's spokeswoman said in a statement on Tuesday that if the first lady ever needed advice, she would get it from "her professional team within the White House".

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"You all being here is a testament to the light", she said over a chorus of claps and cheers. Plus, it sounds like the boy managed to make it in and out of the White House without dissolving into a puddle of nervous sweat.

Obama's candidness is on display throughout her book. "I'm going to teach them to go to college, so they can buy a washing machine, '" Obama said Tuesday.

The Obamas spent election night 2016 in the White House cinema, when as the movie wrapped up, the then-president looked at his phone to see that results coming in from Florida were looking "kind of strange". "This isn't who I am".

Through her several successful crusades such as her Let's Move! campaign, The School Lunch Program, and Reach Higher Initiative, we've seen what makes Obama such an incredible role model.

Michelle Obama was surrounded by smiling faces - some jubilant, others stiff and forced.

"Her embarrassment [had] already [begun] to smolder as we rode the elevator downstairs", Obama wrote, according to People.