Barack Obama Celebrates Michelle Obama In Romantic Book Plug

Blanche Robertson
November 15, 2018

'I said to Barack: "That was so hard, what we just did". I need to talk about it. "What it speaks to is that our democracy is still ours to own and control".

The moment she's referring to was the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, which took place on December 14, 2012.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama took a jab at President Trump Tuesday when asked who should represent the Democrats in the 2020 presidential election during a sit-down with "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts.

Obama put her whole self on the line in her memoir and those themes translated onstage - although, in the hands of Oprah, it's impossible not to go there.

Sitting alongside Oprah Winfrey during the first stop of her sold-out "Becoming" tour on Tuesday evening in her home city of Chicago, Obama recounted the day her family moved out of the White House and President Donald Trump moved in.

She turned to her husband, who had just become a former president. "And for this", she adds, "I'd never forgive him". "I stopped even trying to smile". However, she revealed to ABC that she never heard from Mrs Trump. "I was so busy proving people wrong", she said.

The next time the women saw each other was in January 2017 when Donald Trump officially took control of the White House.

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During the clip, the quartet run through a few of the Atlanta trio's biggest hits, such as " Bad & Boujee" and "Walk It Talk It". Meanwhile, Cardi B recently admitted she was reduced to tears when she listened to her husband Offset's new album.

She said she didn't mention that episode in her book, entitled Becoming.

"I don't think we do each other a service by pretending like hurtful things don't hurt", she said. "Now I'm talking about it with the world".

In a romantic plug on Instagram, Obama admitted he was biased, but gushed anyway in calling the former first lady "brilliant, funny, wise".

"We felt the pressure from the minute we started to run. It doesn't necessarily mean you're operating from a place of results", she explained. "I want people to be as proud of their stories as I am of mine because I believe my story is a quintessential American story, as is all of our stories".

While Becoming is deeply personal, its themes of self-searching and identity are universal and the hometown tour kickoff attracted women at all stages of life (and, as Winfrey pointed out, "a few woke men"). "I was anxious about my grandkids".

"So many people are feeling uneasy... afraid of the impending darkness", she told the audience.

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