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This inspired me, and I believe you might feel the same. It's Beyonce's touching open letter to First Lady Michelle Obama. And here is the First Lady's short but sweet reply. Have a great weekend everyone!
Yes, Mrs. T, that is a very touching letter. And how cool is our First Lady for responding to it. Two very strong and successful women complimenting each other. I LIKE IT!!
I love MO...but frankly, I don't know why Beyonce and Taylor Swift are deemed to be "role models." Obviously, I'm not making this comment about MO, but about society in general (frankly, I suspect MO does not think singers are such great role models, but...)
I think Mrs. O's response was completely appropriate. But I thought Beyonce's letter was a little juvenile - like something I would expect from my 12 year old niece. And our culture of celebrity and the ego involved to assume that I'm going to find her (fairly universal) opinion interesting - I don't get it.
I agree totally with the contents of the letter and the response of Mrs. O. But, lets be real that was a major publicity stunt on Beyonce's behalf. She is the master of manipulating the media for a boost in her sales and brand. But, if it draws more attention to the dynamo that is Mrs. O. that is fabulous. She deserves it.
We must appreciate Beyonce for being a beautiful, talented, successful International entertainer! What she is not and never pretended to be is a highly educated Ivy League Princeton/Harvard graduate! Even with that said, it doesn't stop one from appreciating and recognizing her Essence and Greatest in another arena!
i rather have beyonce and taylor swift as roles models among celebs than miley cyrus and rihanna.
I agree with Beyonce. Whether you agree with the politics or not, you have to be happy to see a strong African American woman in the white house. Michelle has been a very classy first lady and is a great example to ALL young girls - regardless of race or ethnicity - but her presence is especially meaningful for AA girls. It can only mean good things for the future out our country.
The only thing I hope is that some day all the accusations about excessive spending of government $$ on clothes, trips, etc. are cleared up - I hate that it tarnishes her reputation and I doubt that 99.9% of the accusations are true but it would be nice to have some facts for once and for all and to lay it to rest.
I think what I really appreciate the most about this letter is seeing women being supportive and complimenting each other's endeavors. In this oftimes cynical world that we live in it's nice to take out some time to express how you feel about someone. Thanks Mrs. T for the post!
@Charlene in Detroit thank you for expressing your thoughts . . . my sentiments as well and actions just last Friday I practiced as I took "Girlfriends" to dinner to let them know how much they mean in my life (while I'm still living!). So very important to express how we feel about one another to each other, often and publicly. Thank you Charlene! Auntie Mom in Detroit.
I am a fan of Beyonce’s music but do not feel she should necessarily be considereda role model. Quite honestly, she writes like a fifth grader and should beembarrassed for addressing the First Lady in such a manner. It was very graciousof Mrs. Obama to respond as such. No hate here. Maybe I’m being old fashioned.I’m just saying.
Amen to Charlene and Auntie Mom, another reason why I love Detroit.
Well Lisa H, if you're old fashioned then I am as well. I completely agree with your sentiments. At the very least I wish Beyonce had not addressed Mrs. Obama by her first name - it just seems impolite in such a public forum.
I agree with Michelle Obama being a great example of a black woman and not just in the US but worldwide.I must say M.O is sincere and it shows.I disagree with Beyonce being A role model as i do not want my daughter being like Beyonce o_O.
The letter was beautiful. I liked the sentiment. It is especially heartfelt because she is now a mother. Also, it is so nice to feel the pride she has for Mrs. Obama. I do agree that the letter implied a personal and close relationship that may not need to be expressed publicly. To address her as "Mrs. Obama" or "the First Lady, Michelle Obama" would have been more appropriate because her letter was going to be posted on her website for all to see.
Excuse me while I speak the truth.That letter was so basic, kindergarten style. It didn't inspire me. Michelle Obama is inspirational in and of herself, without 'vetting'.
Agreed at Lisa H
Beyonce is no role model, and would never wish my daughter to be her shoes . dont know why she thinksshe could put herself in line with the First Lady.
Amazing how a simple letter of love and admiration could be torn apart and labeled disrespectful. Ladies get a grip. And where is Mrs.O? I want to see more spring color combos like the orange dress and daring turquoise pumps!
McKinley, we had a bit of a dry spell this week! From what I can gather, Mrs. O is busy on the campaign trail, but the appearances have primarily been private campaign fundraisers that are closed to the press/photographers. Hope everyone had a good week!
Mrs. T there is a really nice cover and article on the "First Mom" in the May edition of Ebony...check it out! Have a great weekend..,God bless Mrs. Obama, God bless our President and God bless the US of A.
I love this website but I have noticed that you are not updating as much as you used to; why? Mrs O has worn some great outfits since the interview with Colbert. More updates please.
I always love this website but I have noticed that you are not able to update as much as you should do; why? Mrs O has worn some great outfits since the interview with Colbert.
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