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Michelle Obama Is Getting Her Own Netflix Documentary

29/04/2020

ichelle Obama is getting the documentary treatment. The former First Lady and author is the focus of the new film Becoming, which follows the period of change in her life after her husband Barack Obama’s presidency. Named after her best-selling memoir released in 2018, the events on camera are an intimate portrayal of Michelle on her 34-city book tour, meeting and sharing stories with communities across the country. Nadia Hallgren (She’s the Ticket, After Maria) directs. Here’s what to know about the project. IT PREMIERES…

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Michelle Obama won a Grammy last night

27/01/2020

Michelle Obama won her very first Grammy last night. The former First Lady of the United States beat out the likes of The Beastie Boys and John Waters to win in the spoken-word category for the audiobook version of her bestselling autobiography, ‘Becoming’. The memoir told her life story up to now, from her childhood growing up on the south side of Chicago to entering the White House as the first black First Lady of the US. ‘Becoming’ was the…

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Michelle Obama’s empowering new journal will help you achieve your goals

22/11/2019

Following on from the phenomenal success of Michelle Obama’s bestselling memoir, Becoming (since its release last November, it has sold over 11.5 million copies worldwide), the former First Lady has released an empowering new journal that will take readers on their own personal journey of becoming. Feeling lost? Struggling to find your voice? This journal is for you. With an inspiring introduction from Michelle and more than 150 questions and quotes to fill out, Becoming: A Guided Journal for Discovering Your Voice is “designed to…

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Women Who Changed Fashion: The Style Icons

11/10/2019

Women in entertainment, modeling, and politics have influenced both street and runway style—establishing them as our modern tastemakers. Michelle Obama introduced the world to clean lines and homegrown American fashion when she became first lady in 2008. Madonna designed her own style, from underwear-as-outerwear to layered costume jewelry, for her performances in the ’80s and ’90s. Here, we look at women who made fashion their own and continue to inspire pop stars and style mavens today.   Marlene Dietrich The…

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Michelle Obama is officially the most-admired woman in the world

22/07/2019

It’s official: Michelle Obama is the most-admired woman in the world for 2019. According to a new study conducted by YouGov, looking at which high-profile figures the public most admire, the former first lady came out on top, surpassing 2018’s winner Angelina Jolie. Obama was closely followed by Oprah Winfrey, while Jolie slid into third place. The Queen was crowned fourth most-admired woman, followed by Emma Watson as fifth. Michelle’s husband, former President Barack Obama, also proved popular, coming second in…

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The Obamas’ Upcoming Netflix Projects Include TV Shows, Documentaries, and Movies

01/05/2019

First she blesses us with her memoir, then she stunts in Balenciaga boots. And now my forever first lady and President are joining the ranks of the entertainment industry with a host of Netflix TV shows and movies. According to The New York Times, the Obamas currently have seven (!) projects in the works for Netflix, from documentaries to dramas and everything in between. There’s really nothing they can’t do. “One of the simple joys of our time in public service was getting to…

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The Best Quotes From Michelle Obama’s Record-Breaking Memoir, Becoming

28/03/2019

Michelle Obama will always be remembered for a few historic firsts. As First Lady of the United States of America, she was the first black woman to take on the title alongside the country’s first black president. Her memoir, Becoming – published only five months ago – set monumental firsts as the bestselling book of last year. Now, her story is on the brink of achieving another remarkable historic moment as the best-selling autobiography of all time, according to its publisher, after…

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