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Michelle Obama to guest star on Nashville

April 19th, 2014 6:30pm EDT
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Michelle Obama is to guest star on 'Nashville'.
The First Lady, 50, will make a cameo appearance as herself in an upcoming episode of the ABC drama, which will air on May 7 and lead up to the season two finale.
The brunette beauty will appear alongside Connie Britton, whose character Rayna James persuades Michelle to host a charity concert at Fort Campbell, after it is revealed character Luke Wheeler has been injured in Afghanistan.
Michelle is also scheduled to guest star in the hit comedy 'Parks and Recreation' on April 24.
Michelle, who appears to have no problem oozing confidence in ...
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Kim Kardashian's Vogue flies off shelves

April 8th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian's controversial Vogue cover is flying off the shelves.
While the fashion bible has been criticised by some - including actress Sarah Michelle Gellar - for putting the reality TV star on its April 2014 cover, along with her rapper fiancé Kanye West, the issue is selling "on par" with best-selling past editions featuring Beyonce and US First Lady Michelle Obama.
According to the New York Post newspaper, the issue is expected to sell between 300,000 and 400,000 copies.
Meanwhile, Beyonce's March 2013 cover sold around 355,000 copies, and a cover starring Michelle sold just under...
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John Legend: Beyonce and Jay Z make marriage cool

March 23rd, 2014 5:20am EDT
John Legend
John Legend thinks Beyonce and Jay Z make marriage "cool".
The 'All Of Me' singer, who is friends with the couple, thought their performance of 'Drunk In Love' at the Grammy Awards last month was "sexy" and proved committed couples aren't boring.
He told BANG Showbiz: "I loved it. I like seeing them display their love for the whole world to see.
"It makes me feel like I'm cool being married. We can be married and cool at the same time.
"Because they're so guarded, it was exciting to feel like we got a peek behind closed doors. It was really sexy."
The 35-year-old singer, who married Spo...
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Barack Obama will get tattoo with daughters

March 20th, 2014 7:20am EDT
Barack Obama will get tattoo with daughters
President Barack Obama promised to get matching tattoos with his wife and daughters.

The US Commander-in-chief and his spouse Michelle made the pact in the hope of "reducing the cool factor" of body art and discouraging Malia, 15, and Sasha, 12, from wanting to follow the trend.

In an interview airing on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' today, he said: "We will reduce the cool factor of any tattoo.

"Michelle and I will be right there and we'll post it so that everybody will be able to see it and we'll say we all got matching tattoos.

"I suspect that would be a pretty good deterrent for both M...
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Tributes flood in for L'Wren Scott

March 17th, 2014 4:20pm EDT
L'Wren Scott
Bianca Jagger has led tributes to L'Wren Scott.
The 49-year-old fashion designer was found dead this morning (17.03.14) appearing to have taken her own life and Bianca - the former wife of Sir Mick Jagger, who had been L'Wren's partner for the past 13 years - was among the first to pay respects.
She wrote on Twitter: "Heartbroken to learn of the loss of the lovely and talented L'Wren Scott. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. May she rest in peace."
Former model L'Wren was a sought after stylist and her clothing brand was very popular among celebrities, with fans including Nicole ...
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Aretha Franklin and Patti LaBelle to headline White House concert

March 5th, 2014 3:10am EST
Aretha Franklin
Singing legends Aretha Franklin and Patti Labelle are among the headliners for the upcoming Women of Soul concert hosted by America's First Lady Michelle Obama.

Some of music's biggest names are heading to the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (06Mar14) for a special event titled, I'm Every Woman: The History of Women in Soul, a nod to Chaka Khan's 1978 classic track.

In addition to Franklin and LaBelle, other singers slated to perform are Melissa Etheridge, Janelle Monae, Ariana Grande and Jill Scott.

The concert will be streamed live on the White House website, and will be br...
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Michelle Obama lands cameo on Parks and Recreation

February 28th, 2014 3:20am EST
Michelle Obama
America's First Lady Michelle Obama will make a special appearance on the season six finale of hit U.S. sitcom Parks And Recreation.

President Barack Obama's wife will guest star on the Amy Poehler-led comedy, which centres on a group of small town government workers in the Parks and Recreation Department in Indiana.

It has not been revealed how the First Lady will fit into the show, but the scene was recently filmed in Miami, Florida.

On Tuesday (25Feb14), Poehler served as a special guest at Obama's Let's Move event in Miami, adding some star power to the initiative which encourages ch...
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Michelle Obama salutes Cicely Tyson at the White House

February 25th, 2014 3:00am EST
Cicely Tyson
America's First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to acting legend Cicely Tyson at the White House on Monday (24Feb14) after screening her latest TV movie The Trip to Bountiful as part of African-American History Month.

Tyson joined co-stars Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood and Keke Palmer at the movie event, which the President's wife hosted as part of a salute to African-Americans who have set an example.

She said, "Ms. Tyson's story is about so much more than honours and accolades. It's really about character and determination. It's about breaking barriers - not just for herself, but f...
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Beyoncé takes Blue Ivy to the White House

January 21st, 2014 4:20am EST
Beyonce
Beyoncé and husband Jay Z took daughter Blue Ivy to the White House at the weekend.
The 'Drunk In Love' singer and the rapper introduced their two-year-old daughter to guests at First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party in Washington on Saturday (01.18.14).
The adults stayed up until 2am on Sunday morning and Beyoncé posted a number of photographs on her Tumblr account from the visit.
One image shows the family walking up to the White House, while another features the singer, 32, with President Barack Obama's pet dog Sunny and her daughter standing by a Christmas tree wearing a whi...
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Sir Paul McCartney parties with wife

January 19th, 2014 6:20pm EST
Nancy Shevell
Sir Paul McCartney only had eyes for his wife Nancy Shevell at Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party.
The couple, who tied the knot in 2011, were among the 500 guests at the US first lady's star-studded bash at the White House in Washington D.C. on Saturday night (01.18.14), where the 'Live and Let Die' hitmaker, 71, declined all other invitations to hit the dance-floor in favor of boogying the night away with his businesswoman spouse, 54.
A source told People.com: "Sir Paul didn't allow many people to come between him and his bride. He came to party! He pulled his jacket off, put it at Vale...
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Michelle Obama not against Botox

January 15th, 2014 3:20pm EST
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama hasn't ruled out having Botox.
The 49-year-old US First Lady isn't against having the cosmetic procedure to maintain her youthful looks because she believes women should have the power to feel confident in their own skin.
Speaking to People magazine, she explained: "Right now, I don't imagine that I would go that route, but I've also learned to never say 'never'. Women should have the freedom to do whatever they need to do to feel good about themselves."
Meanwhile, the brunette beauty turns 50 on Friday (01.17.14) and has requested that Adele performs at her birthday bash a...
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First Lady Michelle Obama Reveals Holiday Traditions, Including The Time She Hula Hooped For A Gift

November 28th, 2013 1:00pm EST
Michelle Obama LHJ
First Lady Michelle Obama recently opened up to Ladies Home Journal about her family's holiday traditions, which include a talent show, a special dish, and "A Charlie Brown Christmas."

When she was younger, her family had a unique way of celebrating the holidays rather than exchanging gifts.

"Our extended family was so large, people couldn't really afford to buy gifts for everyone. So a couple of my aunts would go out and purchase small gifts. They would put them in a basket and in order to get a gift you had to perform," she explained.

"You could tell a joke, read a poem, do a backflip ...
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Blake Lively banned from taking the stage at high school graduation

November 11th, 2013 3:20am EST
Blake Lively
Blake Lively's busy acting career cost her the chance to take part in her high school graduation ceremony because teachers ruled she didn't attend enough classes to join her schoolmates in their caps and gowns.

The former Gossip Girl star was just 17 years old when she booked her first feature film role in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, a movie she shot while still attending school in Burbank, California, and, due to the fact she was off filming, she accrued more absences than usually allowed, prompting administrators to prevent her from accepting a diploma at graduation.

Lively m...
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Blake Lively speaks at the White House

November 8th, 2013 11:20pm EST
Blake Lively
Blake Lively spoke at the White House on Friday (11.08.13).
The 26-year-old actress, who is married to 'The Proposal' star Ryan Reynolds, was invited by U.S. first lady Michelle Obama to appear on a star-studded panel alongside film producer Harvey Weinstein, 'The View' host Whoppi Goldberg and 'Skyfall' star Naomie Harris for a Careers In Film Symposium workshop.
The former 'Gossip Girl' star helped to educate a group of high school students visiting Washington D.C. from New York and Boston about what it is like to work in the movie industry, according to EOnline.com.
The blonde beauty loo...
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Queen Latifah dreams of interviewing Michelle Obama

October 31st, 2013 12:20am EDT
Michelle Obama
Queen Latifah admits having Michelle Obama on her show would be a "dream."
The 42-year-old presenter thinks the U.S. first lady would be the perfect guest for her new 'The Queen Latifah Show,' which aired for the first time last month, and has even named part of her studio the 'Michelle Obama Lounge'.
Speaking to Conan O'Brien on Tuesday night (10.29.13), she said: "You know a girl can dream right. I think it would be awesome. She (Michelle) hasn't been there yet. The whole set is designed like my house basically. That's the concept. You know like you come in, you sit, you have dinner at th...
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Kim Kardashian will take Kanye West's name

October 29th, 2013 4:20pm EDT
Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian will take Kanye West's name when they marry.
The 'New Slaves' rapper - who has a four-month-old daughter, North, with the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star - says his new fiancée will indeed change her last name to West, or at least adopt his name to go along with hers, when they tie the knot.
The 36-year-old rapper gushed about Kim, telling Ryan Seacrest on his radio show: "It's an unfair level of awesomeness in one person to be that smart, to be that nice, to be blatantly fine as hell. Like, one of the most beautiful people of all time. She's not hard to wake up to."
W...
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Adele to choose between Moss and Obama

October 11th, 2013 4:20am EDT
Adele
Adele has to choose between singing for Kate Moss or Michelle Obama.
The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker has been requested to perform at parties for supermodel Kate and the US first lady in January, but as they are a day apart, it is likely she will only be able to perform at one.
A source told the Daily Star newspaper: "Kate's 40th is on January 16 and Michelle's 50th is the day after. Moss asked her team first to find out how much it would cost to get Adele to perform.
"But Michelle then also invited her to sing alongside Beyonce at the White House.
"With Adele's fees she could make $4.8 ...
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Michelle Obama cancels Hollywood fundraiser

October 9th, 2013 3:01am EDT
Michelle Obama
America's First Lady Michelle Obama has scrapped a Hollywood fundraiser as the U.S. government shutdown begins a second week.

Government officials announced the shutdown last Tuesday (01Oct13) after the Senate and Congress failed to agree on a budget, leaving 800,000 civic employees on forced unpaid leave, and, because of the hold up, Obama has cancelled her scheduled appearance at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser, which was to be held at the home of Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal's home, according to Deadline.com.

The original event was initially scheduled for...
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The Next Victims On Amanda Bynes' 'Ugly' Twitter List: The Obamas

July 8th, 2013 2:07pm EDT
Amanda Bynes
Amanda Bynes has added President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle to her growing list of people she finds ugly.

The troubled Bynes, who has grown increasingly erratic this year, has primarily used Twitter to defend herself from tabloid rumors (and criticize them for using old photos) and to call several people "ugly."

Apparently it was the Obamas' turn, because Bynes tweeted today, "Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are ugly!"

In the past, Bynes called Lance Bass, Drake, Rihanna and Miley Cyrus ugly. She took back her criticism of Miley after Miley responded, and Bynes later tweeted, "Mi...
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Michelle Obama Joins Instagram

June 27th, 2013 2:14pm EDT
Michelle Obama
First Lady Michelle Obama has joined the Instagram craze to share snaps of her trip to Africa with followers.

President Barack Obama's wife has started up an account on the social network, and her first image, published on Thursday, was a photo of herself with daughter Malia.

The caption reads, "My first instagram! So inspired and so impressed by these extraordinary young women (in Africa)."

Michelle is accompanying the President on an official tour of Senegal, Tanzania, and South Africa, where they are due to visit ailing former President Nelson Mandela. The 94 year old has been in hosp...
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Justin Timberlake Brings 'Memphis Soul' To The White House

April 10th, 2013 5:10pm EDT
Justin Timberlake
Pop star Justin Timberlake was a big hit at the White House on Tuesday night, where he performed during a music education event held by First Lady Michelle Obama.

"In Performance at the White House: Memphis Soul" celebrated the sounds of the 60s from the singer's native Memphis, Tennessee, and included a mix of acts old and new.

Mavis Staples, Booker T. Jones, Ben Harper and newcomers Alabama Shakes were on hand interact with music students at the "Soulsville, USA: The History of Memphis Soul" workshop, but it was Timberlake who had the crowd buzzing.

"Oh, watching you all's faces - pric...
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Website Reveals Personal Finances Of Celebs Including Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears, Political Figures

March 13th, 2013 8:27am EDT
Britney Spears
An unidentified hacker has posted the personal financial details of several celebrities online. The individual somehow managed to breach security and obtain information about some of the most famous people in the world.

The targeted celebs are: Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Mel Gibson, Ashton Kutcher, Jay Z, Beyonce, Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Sarah Palin, Hulk Hogan, Donald Trump, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Al Gore, Kanye West, Kris Jenner, Mitt Romney, Tiger Woods, Robert Mueller (FBI Director), Eric Holder (U.S. Attorney General), Stacia Hylton (U.S. Marshal...
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The 10 Most Memorable & Shocking Moments At The 2013 Oscars

February 25th, 2013 3:00pm EST
Ben Affleck wins Oscar for Argo
If you missed the 85th Annual Academy Awards, we have a roundup of some of the best (and most shocking) moments from the ceremony:

1.) Before the stars arrived, the toilets overflowed, flooding the lobby at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, according to TMZ.com. Fortunately, custodians were able to vaccum the mess before Hollywood royalty descended.

2.) "Twilight" star Kristen Stewart surprised fans after arriving to the event on crutches. She apparently stepped on a piece of glass a couple days earlier but later that evening presented an award without the aid of the medical device.

3.) Ho...
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Inaugural Ball Highlights: A Red Hot Michelle Obama, Presidential Dancing, Great Music & More

January 22nd, 2013 8:38am EST
Barack and Michelle Obama
Everyone was waiting to see what Michelle Obama would wear to the inaugural balls on Monday night, and she definitely didn't disappoint.

The First Lady, who recently made a style statement by debuting bangs, opted for a red chiffon and velvet gown. The custom-made halter dress was designed by Jason Wu, who also made her stunning white gown for the same event four years ago. She also wore Jimmy Choo shoes and jewelry by Kimberly McDonald. The President wore a tuxedo with a white tie.

The couple showed up on stage at the ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center holding hands, wavi...
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What Should Michelle Obama Wear To The Inaugural Ball? Plus, The First Lady Has New Bangs!

January 20th, 2013 12:00pm EST
Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama is, hands down, a style icon. Her passion for fashion and even recycling looks, is what makes women around the world admire her chic but affordable wardrobe essentials. Known for wearing numerous dresses from White House | Black Market, it was only natural for the brand to ponder what will she wear next?

"If we were given the opportunity to dress First Lady Michelle Obama in a gorgeous gown, we envision it would be in one of our exclusive dress designs. It’s anyone’s guess who she will wear during Monday night’s inaugural ball, but we’re sure she has plenty of options."

But...
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Madonna And Amanda Bynes Named Least Influential People Of 2012

November 28th, 2012 8:30am EST
Madonna
Madonna and Amanda Bynes have been named two of the Least Influential People of 2012 in a spoof end-of-year list.

Editors at GQ magazine have followed up Barbara Walters' annual list of The 10 Most Fascinating People by creating their own compilation of 25 "uninspiring" famous faces.

Introducing the countdown, GQ bosses state, "These folks are ranked in no particular order, because all zeros are created equal. (It's) a collection of people so uninspiring that we should round them all up and stick them on an iceberg."

Madonna was nominated for the shameful dishonor after stripping off ...
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The Killers' Drummer Recalls Grabbing First Lady Michelle Obama's Butt

August 15th, 2012 11:45am EDT
the Killers
The Killers rocker Ronnie Vannucci, Jr. accidentally groped First Lady Michelle Obama when the band was invited to the White House.

The Mr. Brightside hit-makers performed for President Barack Obama and his wife at their official residence as part of Independence Day celebrations in July, 2010.

They were introduced to the couple during the event, and drummer Vanucci, Jr. was stunned when Michelle Obama leaned in for a hug - and he inadvertently grabbed her butt with both hands.

He tells NME magazine, "Playing the White House was great. But I ended up grabbing Michelle Obama's a**. She...
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Michelle Obama Attends Fundraiser At Gwen Stefani's Home

August 13th, 2012 11:03am EDT
Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani and her husband Gavin Rossdale hosted a fundraiser at her Los Angeles home over the weekend, which was attended by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Other celebrity guests included Nicole Richie and her husband Joel Madden and actress Alyson Hannigan.

Obama is spending two days in Hollywood to raise funds for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, and families of four spent $2,500 to attend the party, which included face painting and balloon sculptures.

The First Lady told guests, "Barack can't do it alone. He's not Spider-Man. He's not a superhero. He's a human, so we need...
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Michelle Obama & Mitt Romney Get Into The Olympic Spirit In London

July 30th, 2012 9:18am EDT
Michelle Obama & Carmelo ANthony
First Lady Michelle Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney attended the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, showing their support for Team USA. Naturally, the political rivals didn't sit together.

On Saturday the First Lady waved an American flag and lent her support to the U.S. swimming team at the Aquatics Centre of the Olympic Park, London. Romney and wife Ann also watched the swimming competition.

Obama cheered on the USA basketball Dream Team, and players such as Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Lebron James spontaneously hugged her after winning against ...
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Beyonce Shares Stunning Photos From Her First Concert Since Having Blue Ivy

May 30th, 2012 10:30am EDT
Beyonce
King B is back!!! Over the weekend Beyonce hit the stage for the first time since giving birth to her daughter Blue Ivy. And word is that the singer almost burned the building down with her smoking hot performances.

The four night concert was held at the Revel in Atlantic City celebrating the luxurious resort's grand opening. Many of the who's whos in Hollywood and other notables attended the festivities during the weekend.

Michelle Obama, Kim Kardashian and Queen Latifah were just a few big names. Here are some stunning photos that the "End Of Time" diva shared via Tumblr.

Doesn't she l...
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