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Michelle Obama: Push Up Power in South Africa!

Michelle Obama: Push Up Power in South Africa!

Michelle Obama spends time with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, at a Youth Soccer Event to speak about HIV/AIDS prevention in Cape Town, South Africa on Thursday (June 23).

The 47-year-old First Lady is in the middle of her tour of Africa encouraging youth leadership, education and health.

Michelle showed off her famous well-toned arms and did some push ups with the kids!

Also pictured below is Michelle spending time at the Nelson Mandela Foundation as well as the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg.

10+ pictures inside of Michelle Obama displaying her push up power in South Africa…

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  • Skys

    Unbelievable what is she doing in Africa . Are ther not enough celebs African charities. What a waste of our tax dollar, meanwhile people are jobless, losing their homes and she is making a fashion statement in Africa.

  • Guest speaker

    Leaders and their spouses ALWAYS make visits to other countries. It’s expected. She’s not the President, so she has no ability to make policies. It’s much better that Michelle go as a representative so that Barack can stay Stateside.
    it’s commendable that Michelle is making this visit. At least one American sees the importance of highlighting AIDS prevention. (gives side-eye to @Skys:)

  • BEAN

    @Skys: Give it a rest please. For anyone involved in politics – foreign relations is a part of their job.

  • Skys

    Should her people not have thought about this whent ther were planning all her other vacations. One of those pointless vacations could have been used on this trip. I don’t meant to be bitter but the obomas took office knowing we had to cut spending and all they do is spend…

  • Not

    Hate to say this but you would have never seen Jackie doing push ups, sure is different now being a First Lady and President he has done things too that JFK would never do, times have changed for sure don’t know if it is for the good or not….

  • Tina

    She’s not very attractive, is she? She’s also way, way too tall.

  • Way to Represent the US

    I think Michelle, Malia and Sasha are doing a great job in Africa. @SKY, I remember that other administrations have visited Africa (Clinton and Buch). In fact, I vividly remember each of them dancing with the African people. So, what is so wrong with this administration sending Michelle.

    I swear, some people just complain about nothing.

    @TIna, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and I think Michelle is a very beautiful, elegant woman. Best looking first lady we’ve had in a while.

  • Hillary


    She also weighs more than her husband.

  • tlo

    most blogger are judgemental and critcal, to bad we can’t see what they do all day long.

  • Super First Lady

    Michelle is supermodel height with a real woman’s curvy body.

  • Susan

    @Tina: A person can’t help how tall they are. Good grief!

  • lizzie

    @Super First Lady:

    the words Michelle Obama should never be used in the same sentence as super-model. she is more like a tranny.

  • realist

    Beautiful first lady. Love her.

  • tina

    In one of these pics, she has on a yellow & green top, a dark jacket which looks like it is either dark brown or black, purple slacks and blue shoes. Maybe she dressed in the dark. yikes. Not a great look.

  • Laker Fan

    I wonder how much jet fuel they burned to fly her to Africa and who paid for it ?

  • Gorg

    You Americans need to stop judging people who do good for the world and start accepting them the way they are. You are all so consumed with looks and being a certain way to be accepted in society. When all God wants is for you to be yourself no matter what people think.
    People come in all different sizes fat,thin,skinny,tall,short,etc. You cant say a person is ugly and be okay with yourself. Look in the mirror…when you define a person,youre only defining yourself. So what if Michelle goes to Africa ?? Its better than Kim Kardashian showing off her new mink coat !!

  • Tamlyn South Africa

    Wow such hateration from the American public for their own people what a joke lol Well who cares we in South Africa are loving Michelle Obama being in SA and Oprah Winfrey is down too so yay us. All Americans do is complain non stop, shame. Get off your butt and get a life and stop waiting for manor to fall from heaven. Compared to many people in poor countries most Americans are living a lap of luxury – even if it seems like nothing to them #fail

  • rhonda

    Attention people of the world. America is broke! make us a good offer and we’ll throw in Barry! you can have them, we’ll wrap them up for you.

  • Tamlyn South Africa

    why don’t you move to Greece and see what broke is!!! We all broke but we ain’t waiting for a miracle to solve all our problems. When Obama took office, America’s economy was in the toilet but Americans are expecting miracles..shame. I wonder why fast food outlets are doing so well if everyone is so broke 0_o

  • kerri

    She was in Capetown and i didn’t see her that sucks.
    @Tamlyn South Africa: Hello nice to know that their are South Africans on this site.

  • kerri

    She was in Capetown and i didn’t see her that sucks.
    @Tamlyn South Africa: Hello nice to know that their are South Africans on this site.

  • jackie

    I would like to suggest we make the obamas KING and Queen of Haiti! that would be perfect for them. He could be in charge of EVERYTHING and she she could dress up in ugly clothes and preach to everyone all day long.

  • Bobby Norwich

    Why does she insist on wearing those bright blue flats with clashing outfits? First, she wore them at Pretoria airport with black pants, and a gold/red jacket. Then, she wore them with the green/yellow blouse, navy pants, and black leather jacket at Tutu visit. Is she color blind?

    By doing push ups for the camera, Mrs. Obama has set a new low bar for First Ladies visiting foreign countries. Can you image Laura, Jackie, Rosalyn or any other First Lady doing such an undignified thing? Geezz ….

  • Tamlyn South Africa

    @Kerri I <3, this site rocks