Michelle Obama's Bare Hair in Saudi Arabia Isn't a Real Controversy 

President Obama and the First Lady visited Saudi Arabia this week to pay their respects after the death of King Abdullah. Predictably, that ignited controversy: Abdullah presided over some tentative human rights reforms, but Saudia Arabia also has a brutal history of executing homosexuals, abusing migrant workers,… » 1/28/15 12:10pm Yesterday 12:10pm

Caption This Photo of the Enthusiasm of Michelle Obama

Caption this: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama greets local school children before reading a Dr. Seuss book to them in the East Room of the White House on January 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. As part of the 'Let's Read, Let's Move' initiative, the first lady read 'Oh The Things You Can Do That Are Good For You' and… » 1/22/15 11:00pm 1/22/15 11:00pm

Why Is Michelle Obama Pandering With This Michael Kors Shite?

In President Obama's milquetoast State of the Union address last night, we learned—as my colleague Anna so succinctly put it—that being conciliatory works for no one. As it turns out, both of the Obamas have been drinking that placatory kool-aid. Michelle, what is with the Michael Kors?!? » 1/21/15 12:50pm 1/21/15 12:50pm

First Lady Inviting Ordinary People to Join Her For State of The Union

Are you sitting by your phone? Good, because it's possible that First Lady Michelle Obama is trying to reach you right now to invite you to sit in her box at tomorrow's State of the Union Address. She's asking ordinary citizens whose letters have touched her the chance to meet her and the president and her camp has… » 1/19/15 11:30pm 1/19/15 11:30pm

Mike Huckabee Thinks Somebody Gives a Shit About His Beyoncé Opinions 

Smell that? It's the pile of crap we're currently bearing down upon—otherwise known as an election year. And the bottle fly of the day is Mike Huckabee, who just doesn't understand how the Obamas, "exemplary parents in many ways," can expose their daughters to the walking scandal that is Beyonce. » 1/13/15 2:15pm 1/13/15 2:15pm

70 Years of First Ladies Standing in Front of Christmas Trees 

It's an American tradition that every year, no matter how dismal, the White House invites a bunch of photographers to capture some feel-good seasonal snapshots of the president's pad decorated for the holidays. Generally, it falls to the First Lady to doll herself up, park herself in front of the tree, and smile for… » 12/23/14 6:20pm 12/23/14 6:20pm

Whoopi Goldberg Has Some Pretty Dumb Ideas About Racism

On Thursday's edition of The View, the panel brought up First Lady Michelle Obama's "revelation" that the Obamas still get racially profiled. While President Obama has been mistaken for a waiter and a valet, Michelle was recently asked to assist a customer during a visit to Target. Whoopi Goldberg doesn't see any of… » 12/18/14 12:50pm 12/18/14 12:50pm

Barack and Michelle Obama's Love Story Will Be Made Into a Movie 

Sometime in the near-ish future you will be able to see Barack and Michelle Obama's love story unfold on the big screen. Southside with You will be an entire movie about the couple's first date in Chicago, because, well, I have no idea why. But at least we'll get to see some black people in a movie. » 12/05/14 7:15pm 12/05/14 7:15pm

Live Vicariously Through These Celebrity Thanksgiving Instagram Pics

Thanksgiving in America is, for many celebrities, about a few things, in no particular order: 1. thankfulness; 2. gluttony; 3. family 4. INSTAGRAM. It's the tour kickoff, if you will, for the next full month of holiday excess, and accordingly celebrities were out in social droves on America's favorite photo app,… » 11/28/14 12:30pm 11/28/14 12:30pm

Caption This Pic of Anna Wintour and Michelle Obama

Caption This: Anna Wintour (L), Editor-in-Chief of Vogue magazine, steps off the stage after she introduced U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) during a session of a Fashion Education Workshop, hosted by the first lady, in the East Room of the White House. The workshop was to connect students with leading fashion… » 10/09/14 11:00pm 10/09/14 11:00pm

Little Girl Saddened to Learn That President Obama Isn't Beyoncé

On Thursday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama hit an elementary school to spiff up the place and stuff backpacks with nice things, maybe get a few photos with some cute kids — you know the routine. The problem is, one kid named Madison was really expecting the day's special guest to be someone else —… » 9/12/14 9:30am 9/12/14 9:30am