Michelle Obama Talks Life After The White House With Jimmy Kimmel

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17 November, 2018

"Coming out of The White House, you needed that time to take stock and say 'What just happened?' What was that?"

In the nine-minute clip above, the former First Lady talks about her new book Becoming, her life with Barack, and the celebrity she now texts with the most (spoiler alert: it's Oprah). "You embracing it?" She said yes, but "truthfully, we're boring".

When Kimmel pressed her more, asking if a similar situation had ever arisen in the Obama White House, she put it bluntly, "Not once".

"I've never eaten a vegetable".

Now that Obama isn't first lady, she can really "cut loose", argued Kimmel, and what better way to do that than by saying stuff that would have been taboo two years ago?

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She experienced her disappointment right from the airport as Barack's sister, Auma Obama, had quite a dilapidated auto.

Anywhoo, since Obama is no longer First Lady, Kimmel thought it'd be a laff and a half to prepare a couple of cheeky phrases for Obama to read out on television.

Elsewhere on The Ellen Show, while the former First Lady tried to sign copies of her book at Costco, Ellen was being... well Ellen. "That's insane to me", Kimmel said.

"The whole eight years we were in the White House, we used Laura Bush's Netflix password", she said to massive laughs from the audience. I held her tight, and my feeling was, we are moving forward.

She also quipped: "I'm not sure which one is Sasha and which one is Malia", adding an ad-lib: "You know?"

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