Fox & Friends Spends 78 Solid Seconds Complimenting Michelle Obama

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The hosts of Fox & Friends bucked their own network’s history by spending almost a minute-and-a-half being nice about former First Lady Michelle Obama‘s surprise appearance at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards. On Monday morning’s episode of Curvy Couch Theatre, co-host Steve Doocy noted that “Last night, they had the big Grammy awards, and there was a surprise toward the beginning of the show. Yes indeed, that is former First Lady Michelle Obama.” The show then played some clips from Mrs. Obama’s guest appearance, after which co-host Brian Kilmeade praised the former first lady. “Michelle Obama got huge applause, they had to stop the whole night, you know, for like 15-20 seconds you couldn’t even go through it, which is a tribute to her,” Kilmeade said. “Her book is also number one, leaving a lot of people including the Drudge Report today, the lead story, is she getting set Continue reading "Fox & Friends Spends 78 Solid Seconds Complimenting Michelle Obama"

Michelle Obama Shows Up at the Grammy Awards; Audience Promptly Lose Their Sh*t

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On Sunday, former First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards, standing on the stage with Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez and host Alicia Keys. The audience lost their collective sh*t. “From the Motown records I wore out on the south side,” Obama said, as the audience erupted into thunderous applause. She continued on: “To the Who Run the World songs that fueled me through this last decade, music has always helped me tell my story and I know that’s true for everybody here. Whether we like country or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves share ourselves: Our dignity and sorrows, our hopes and joys.” She added: “Music shows us that all of it matters, every story within every voice, every note within every song. Is that right, ladies?” Here are some of the reactions from the auditorium.