Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Netflix Documentary: Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” is star-studded tearjerker

First Lady releases solid documentary. Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — “Tadow! How you like me now?” Named after her 2018 memoir, Michelle Obama’s Netflix documentary, “Becoming,” is a star-studded tearjerker that feels stagy in spots; mainly because through the years she’s learned to “be much more scripted” to curtail media scrutiny. But the ‘Girl Power’ conception is still must-see ...

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The Obamas tweeted out family image on Thanksgiving, then served turkey dinners

The Obamas are looking real good.  Blog King, Mass Appeal CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama and his better half, quondam First Lady Michelle Obama, celebrated Thanksgiving at home then circulated a contemporary family portrait that shows the Democratic lovebirds with their two adult daughters — Malia, 21, and Sasha, 18. Barack then tweeted out a photo of the charitable ...

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Obama Power: Former First Lady Michelle Obama implores women to visit the gym

Michelle Obama hitting the gym. Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — Ladies, Michelle Obama wants you to get off your corpulent asses and start patronizing the gym. During an endeavor to coax her 33 million Instagram followers, the former First Lady posted an inspirational fitness photo over the weekend as part of her “Self Care Sunday” communiqué. “It doesn’t always ...

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Through hell and back: Michelle Obama discusses adversity at Essence Festival

Michelle Obama talks adversity.  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW ORLEANS — “Ain’t no mountain high enough…” Michelle Obama raised eyebrows Saturday night at the 2019 Essence Festival when she drew parallels between black women in politics and mountain-climbing. Donning a sexy curly fry hairdo, the former First Lady told CBS News anchor Gayle King she traveled through hell and back ...

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Former Vice President Joe Biden declares presidential run 2020 via Twitter video

Biden announces presidential run.  Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — Self-proclaimed negro lover Joe Biden is running for president. The 76-year-old politician threw his hat into the Democratic ring on Wednesday, joining a saturated field of more than 20 candidates who are looking to depose President Donald Trump. Like Biden, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has also launched a 2020 campaign. ...

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Obamas rockin’ the New Year

Barack & Michelle earned U.S. honor. Blog King, Mass Appeal WASHINGTON — If Michelle Obama ever decides to run for president, she stands a damn good chance of winning. That’s because the former first lady was voted the most admired woman in the world in Gallup’s annual poll, snapping Hillary Clinton’s 17-year winning streak. Word on the street claims Gallup held ...

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The Conners: Roseanne character suffers narcotic overdose durin’ season premiere

Roseanne Conner resting in peace. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Surly matriarch Roseanne Conner died from an accidental opioid overdose Tuesday night during the season premiere of “The Conners” on Disney-owned channel ABC. The character’s quietus became inevitable when embattled comic Roseanne Barr tweeted a juxtaposition in May comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape. Valerie, in case you ...

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