Michelle Obama stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night and got candid about a slew of topics, including the Melania Trump speech controversy, her Essence photo shoot with her President husband, Barack Obama, and how she’s feeling about her time in The White House nearing the end.
Here are five things we learned from FLOTUS’s time with Colbert.
Feels Bittersweet About Leaving The White House: “Everything is like the last. I find myself choking up because we have raised our kids The White House, we’ve had so many amazing experiences, we have a phenomenal staff, we live in a house with people who love us and care about us, and we are going to be walking away from all that.”
She added, “I’ve actually made my kids start packing their rooms.”
Being Friends With Beyonce: “She’s a sweetheart. She’s smart, she’s creative, she’s a great mother, she loves her family. She’s a low-key lady. We have a lot in common, in that way.”
Hates Doing Photoshoots With Her Boo: FLOTUS and POTUS recently posed for Essence magazine — but there was one image the the world simply raved over. The photo shows a sexy Obama holding hands with her husband while they look into each other’s eyes. But apparently, it wasn’t exactly easy getting the perfect shot. “Barack is horrible in photoshoots and I hate doing photoshoots with him, so I’m sure right there I was saying, ‘Would you just be patient, don’t rush the photographer.’ He’s like, ‘Yeah, I think we got the shot. Can I go?'”
Michelle said at that very moment, she was “just trying to get him to chill out” and the moment was captured.
Does A Great Impression Of Husband: “We all have great impressions of Barack,” she said. Apparently, Malia starts the impressions because she always asks “the serious questions.”
No Sympathy For Candidate Spouses: “You have to be in it. If you don’t agree, you should’ve agreed before they ran. If I didn’t agree with what Barack was saying, I wouldn’t support his run,” she said.
As for how FLOTUS felt about Melania Trump plagiarizing a portion of her former speech, Michelle jokingly suggests, “Yeah, that was tough.”
Hot Or Bothered: Fashion At The 2017 American Music Awards
The night music fans have been waiting for is finally here! The 45th American Music Awards went down right Sunday night at Microsoft Theater in L.A. and a host of your favorite stars hit the red carpet in some looks that were hot and some that had us bothered … let’s start with the hot!
The evening’s host Tracee Ellis Ross sparkled and shined in this burgundy sequined Stella McCartney gown. We’re sure her mother Diana Ross inspired this look.
Meanwhile her sister-in-law Ashlee Simpson Ross dazzled in a sparkly number by Christian Siriano.
And of, the evening’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner and honoree – Diana Ross proved why she’s a music and fashion icon in this black gown and hat.
Selena Gomez showed off her killer bod wearing a Coach leather minidress and brand new platinum hair.
Also killing it in an LBD – that’s leather black dress, was Ciara wearing Alexandre Vauthier Haute Couture. Ok Ciara!
Demi Lovato looked like a goddess in this black sheer strapless gown by Ester Abner.
And, Kelly Rowland gave us grecian vibes in this velvet gown with embellished bodice.
But the look that stole the show DJ Khaled’s son Asahd, looking super adorable in his tiny black suit and Gucci loafers that cost a whopping $275. That’s what we call winning at 1 year old.
But someone whose look was not winning … Nick Cannon. We’re not sure why he was dressed like a Bratz doll, but he needs to stop.
Sadly we also have to request that whoever dressed Pink in this awful tulle Monique Lhuillier dress be fired immediately. Sorry we love you Pink but this dress was a hot damn mess.
(Photos courtesy of J. Merritt/Getty Images)
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