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President Obama, Michelle Obama Reveal Official Portraits; Reactions… Ah, Mixed

Former President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama took what could be considered the last act of their administration. They sat for official portraits destined for the National Portrait Gallery to hang next to portraits of Washington, Lincoln, Clinton and Bush. Reactions, so far, are… ah.. mixed. The portraits were unveiled at a ceremony this morning that drew former administration officials and a spattering of Hollywood types, including Steven Spielberg, wife, Kate Capshaw and Tom Hanks....

Was Malia Obama One Toke Over the Line at Lollapalooza Fest? (see!)

Malia Obama may have gotten high at the Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago. She was caught on video openly toking on what looked like a marijuana cigarette. She was apparently unaware she was being filmed or just didn’t care. The presidential first daughter, 18, just graduated from high school and is taking a year off before starting classes at Harvard University....

Michelle Obama Gets Funky With Jimmy Fallon ‘Mom Dancing’ (watch!)

Michelle Obama joined President Obama on the talk show circuit last night with a demonstration of “mom dancing,” you know, the kind of moves your mom makes when she’s chaperoning the junior high school dance. Jimmy Fallon joined her, of course, in drag. Michelle was actually making a return visit for “The Evolution of Mom Dancing” Part 2. President Obama made his own appearance last month on Jimmy Kimmel to read some of his mean Tweets...

Joan Rivers Slurs President, Wife Michelle; Irks Gay Community (watch!)

Joan Rivers, who has a large gay following, nonetheless, used gay terms to bash President Obama and wife Michelle Obama, not only insulting the chief executive and first lady, but outraging gays for slurring members of their community. Rivers, who is known for her acerbic comments, leveled the diss in an impromptu interview that was caught on video. As the 81-year-old comedian was exiting a car and entering a building, a cameraman recorded the scene and shouted out a question. ...

Beyoncé Owes an Apology Over Lip-Syncing, Sen. Schumer Says

Beyoncé isn’t off the hook yet for her now confirmed lip-syncing performance at President Obama’s inauguration. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-NY, who organized and hosted the event is demanding an apology from the singer. The fact that her performance is causing ripples at the highest levels of Washington officialdom suggests president and first lady Michelle Obama may also have been disappointed....

Katy Perry, Usher Wow First Lady at Inaugural Kids Concert (watch!)

Katy Perry saluted the American flag with a hot stars and stripes bodysuit as she performed for the Saturday’s Kids’ Inaugural Concert in Washington, D.C. She was joined by R&B crooner Usher, while First Lady Michelle Obama and kids Malia and Sasha were in the audience. “Glee” cast members Darren Criss, Naya Rivera and Amber Riley joined them on stage....
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Michelle Obama Ices Cake With Letterman Top Ten (watch!)

Michelle Obama, fresh off her moving Democratic National Convention speech, took some time out from the gathering to appear on David Letterman, via satellite. She did his famous top ten list. The First lady, 48 spent much of her time yesterday with brother Craig Robinson in the presidential seats. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden, also dropped in to hear former President Bill Clinton speak. From high atop the the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C., she connected with Dave to read the “Top Ten Reasons to Watch the Democratic National Convention.”...
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Obama Pit Bull Joke Bites at White House Press Dinner (watch!)

President Obama spared no one, including himself, during his White House Correspondents Dinner speech last night (Apr. 29), but there were a few awkward moments, especially when he joked about eating dogs. The audience seemed baffled and slightly taken aback when the president asked if they knew the difference between a pit bull and a hockey mom. “The pitbull is delicious,” he said to nervous laughter...
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One Direction Takes Kids Choice Awards by Storm (watch!)

One Direction, the latest boy band out of Britain already have a No. 1 hit on the U.S. charts and took the Kids Choice Awards by storm last night that brought the crowd to their feet. The Irish and British lads, culled from Simon Cowell’s UK show “X-Factor,” sang their hit “What Makes you Beautiful.” Katy Perry, Ashley Tisdale and Victoria Justice were also groovin’ on the kids. Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez also danced and knew the words to their song....
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Robert De Niro Scolded by Michelle Obama for Racial Joke

Robert De Niro is in hot water with First Lady Michelle Obama over a joke he told during a New York City fundraiser for the president. He drew the rebuke because the joke had racial overtones. Michelle Obama attended the $5,000 a plate fundraiser at his Tribeca restaurant, which was filled with prominent Democrats and celebrities....

Michelle Obama Hilariously Whups Jimmy Fallon (watch)

First Lady Michelle Obama said she was petty much willing to make a complete fool of herself to promote her “Let’s Move” campaign. So Jimmy Fallon couldn’t help but accept the challenge. He pays a visit to the White House in this hilarious clip. “That part about making a fool of herself to make kids get moving, I connected with that,” Fallon said. “I make of fool of myself every night so I decided to go down there to help the First Lady out.”...