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Michelle Obama Covers 'AARP' Magazine September/October 2011

Michelle Obama Covers 'AARP' Magazine September/October 2011

Michelle Obama is red hot in L’Wren Scott on the cover of AARP magazine’s September/October 2011 issue.

The 47-year-old First Lady and Jill Biden sat down with AARP to chat – here’s what the ladies had to share:

Jill, on the hours up to the capture of Osama bin Laden: “I didn’t have a clue. Joe left early and was gone all day. Didn’t come home for a meal—nothing. So I knew something was happening, but I thought it was about Libya. [When I heard,] I was grading papers and watching TV.”

Michelle, on not knowing what was going on: “I knew something was happening, but when it gets down to that level of secrecy, there’s just a small number of people who know anything. I was actually out to dinner with girlfriends, and I didn’t know until I walked in the door. It was later in the evening, and Barack had his suit on, because he was going to the press conference. And I said, ‘What’s going on?’”

Michelle, on a possible future in politics: “The answer is N-O. Period, dot. I think one reason Jill and I are comfortable and happy is that we’re doing what speaks to us. And what I’ve learned as a woman growing up, getting older, is you’ve got to know who you are. And a politician—it’s never been who I was or wanted to be.”

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  • Lindley

    When is this woman going to do things that actually benefit our country? All she ever does is talk about how normal the Obama’s are, gardening, and things that we shouldn’t care about. Also, if she’s so concerned about healthy food, she needs to lead by example. I am not saying she’s not entitled to a splurge, but my goodness you would think she would look like a body builder from all of her preaching!

  • Tama

    Just say NO to Drugs—Nancy Regan

    Stop Literarcy—Barbara Bush

    I remember seeing these 1st ladies and their campaigns well as Betty Ford and her clinics which she continued after Gerald Ford’s presidency.

    Michelle O has led by example in my eyes in everything she does relating to eating healthy…which includes a moderate splurges.

    She has done some many campaigns that have aired with kids and exercising…so no clue what that comment means…except that you are not a fan of the first lady..therefore nothing she does will please you.

  • Tama


    …Above should read: “Literacy campaign”….not stop it..

  • Traycee

    She’s a terrible speaker………

  • sillyme

    Oh, good grief. Glad I cancelled my AARP membership when AARP supported Obama’s health care plan. AARP is just another left wing organization.

  • gecko

    Her Sham Obesity Campaign Cost the Taxpayer Billions and WHERE exactly did those Billions GO …hmmmmmmm

  • Jessa

    ‘stop ILliteracy’.

  • torrance

    I think she looks really fit, esp her arms, so she is leading by example.

  • When Bear Grylls says ‘slippy’

    There’s something creepy about Jill Biden. I don’t like her.

  • rhonda


    apparently b*g a** m**chie needs jj to moderate for her

  • rhonda


    your eyes need to see a doctor asap!

    if you were following michelle obamas lead you would be telling poor kids to eat veggies while your photograped eating a big cheeseburger, fries, chocolate shake and wash it all down with a big Coke. her 2 lobster dinners are well documented.

  • rhonda

    if you were following Michelle Obamas lead and you wanted to have a cause like the other First Ladies, you would have millions of dollars taken away from the Food Stamp program so you can have big program advocating eating vegitables from your garden (which is contaminated and just for show by the way) in your $500 sneakers

  • rhonda

    if you are following Michelle Obamas lead you would have to be clever and disquise your actions by portraying good work. you would take away millions from the Food Stamp program, advocate healthy eating in the schools, get your friends the SEIU labor unions into all the schools and then the SEIU kicks back millions to the Obama campaign to get you and your husband re-elected. now thats clever, but please don’t you at home try it cause that will land your ass in prison.

  • rhonda

    if your following Michelle Obamas lead you can advocate like the other First Ladies a program called “lets Move” or something like that, again more millions from the FOOD STAMP program so that M**chie can go into the inter city schools and do the “doogie” with Beyonce and then jet off to Spain where her royal ass will require the entire 500 rooms of a 5 star resort for her staff and family and friends. she will be then be photograped “moving her ass from one dinner table to the next. buy lots of clothes and jewelry and send US the bill!

  • Tama


    DO yo realize how stupid your post sounds? Insulting me personally will get you nowhere.We don’t have the same opinion….so what…
    I’m not going to change it –to suit you.

    There is something wrong with you…if you read something that is NOT there in my post…it is clear what I said.

    She is fit…she splurges moderately…which is what I do…and THAT is healthy. If you don’t agreee that is your problem…

  • landon

    What would you have her do?

  • landon

    As compared to who?

  • AM

    @Lindley – instead of complaining what have YOU done to help your country?

  • jack

    She looks beautiful and if you can criticize her for encouraging people to eat better, it wouldn’t matter what she said or did, you can’t stand her because fake news and repugs spend millions figuring out ways to lie and to divide the country , so they can continue the corporate takeover of this country. you all want less taxes for the billionaires and any pesky rules deregulated, so education, the epa, fcc,etc, andall regulations and programs have to be cut in order to do that. amazing anyone with a brain would buy that crap.

  • Halli

    Love her. She’s so sweet in person and people who hate the idea a first lady can be outspoken and have a voice are the ones who hate.
    They did the same thing with Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, Hillary Clinton. They are all first ladies who happened to be educated and passionate and outspoken. Damn straight! These are strong women!


    President Obama is making the economy WORSE by cutting spending on social security, medicare, and medicaid! Our poor and middle class families don’t have any money anyway, but the government is continuing to pick on them!!! By cutting all this money, which is basically nothing, American people will be on bread lines again! And crime…..good luck!

  • della street

    M.O. is a phony of the first order. If she really wanted to do ‘something’ for her country she would remain out of sight and silent.. What a relief that would be !
    She is a boring speaker {heard her in person } , not very smart, and a great example of getting ahead by playing the system for all it is worth.
    As to her beauty, well if you like unfeminine Amazons, she’s you’re girl.

  • Truth

    Can anybody with a physical copy of this issue please do me a favor. I want you to look with a magnifying glass at Michelle Obamas right eye on the cover. Look VERY closely and tell me what you see. Well what I see is a slit and not a normal eye. Reptilian maybe. Please respond.