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Michelle Obama Covers 'Vogue' April 2013

Michelle Obama Covers 'Vogue' April 2013

Michelle Obama graces the cover of Vogue‘s April 2013 issue, on newsstands March 26.

Here is what the 49-year-old First Lady of the United States, photographed by Annie Leibovitz for the shoot, had to share with the mag:

On the importance of family: “Our job is, first and foremost, to make sure our family is whole. You know, we have small kids; they’re growing every day. But I think we were both pretty straightforward when we said, Our No. 1 priority is making sure that our family is whole.”

On her mother Marian: “My mother doesn’t do interviews but let me tell you: She is not long on pretense. She’s the first one to remind us who we are. And it’s been very helpful having her living with us. . . We can check reality against her sensibilities.”

On what she’s learned from her husband, President Barack Obama: “Well, patience and calm I’m borrowing. Or trying to mirror. I’ve learned that from my husband, that sort of, you know, ability to not get too high or too low with changes and bumps in the road. . . to do more breathing in and just going with it. I’m learning that every day. And to the extent that I’ve made changes in my life, it’s just sort of stepping back and seeing a change not as something to guard against but as a wonderful addition. . . that can make life fun and unexpected.”

For more from Michelle, make sure to visit Vogue.com!

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Photos: Annie Leibovitz/Vogue
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31 Responses to “Michelle Obama Covers 'Vogue' April 2013”

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  1. 1
    bananafritters Says:

    Photoshop much?!

  2. 2
    Jackie R. Rojas Says:

    what Jack implied I’m surprised that people able to earn $7426 in a few weeks on the computer. have you read this web link… http://www.snag4.ℂom

  3. 3
    Ana Says:

    She looks stunning in that black gown. Just stunning!

  4. 4
    Rocky Says:

    @Ana:

    ITAWU! She rocked that gown! As my friend in the fashion business likes to say, “Work it Girl!”. Michelle worked it!

  5. 5
    Lona Says:

    Looks amazing :)

  6. 6
    hiillz Says:

    bow to our Queen

  7. 7
    mel Says:

    actually prefer her to barack – if she wanted to run i’d vote for her!!

  8. 8
    JMC Says:

    She comes across more collected, decisive and authoratative than he does. I think she’d make an excellent President.

  9. 9
    guest Says:

    Wow. Gorgeous photos. Captured her beauty inside & out.. love the picture with her in a black dress against the red walls… elegant. Good woman, trying to do the right things. Awesome.

  10. 10
    Liza Says:

    She is ugly black woman who no one with ever look at her if she wasn’t married to the president

  11. 11
    Dd Says:

    Wow lots of inches were shaven off her waist n hips lol talk about hypocrisy

  12. 12
    tyrone Says:

    my always half drunk trash collector would make a better president than either of these worthless posers

  13. 13
    Who is That? Says:

    A+ photoshop makeover on the face. Hardly recognizable.

  14. 14
    Carole Says:

    I would vote for your drunk trash collector over these 2.

  15. 15
    realist Says:

    Our gorgeous First Lady Michelle. Love her.

  16. 16
    Casey Says:

    Looks as if they morphed photos of Michelle Obama and Tyra Banks.

  17. 17
    Reba Says:

    Smart and stunning! Best First Lady since Eleanor Roosevelt!

  18. 18
    lol Says:

    but Eleanor Roosevelt was much hotter!

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    happy times Says:

    First Lady Michelle Obama is a gorgeous woman. Her husband President Barack Obama is a very handsome man. They make a beautiful couple and their relationship and family is one to be inspired by. President Obama is a good man and leader of this country.

    It’s sad that the haters of these two must hate. Not use to seeing anyone different in their “White House.” Well get over it because thankfully these two have changed the outcome and outlook what the norm is expected to be! He will our president for the next 4 years! DEAL WITH IT!

  20. 20
    skyfall Says:

    I wish she wore her hair natural.

  21. 21
    a Says:

    @happy times: not everyone here is american, sparky

  22. 22
    Helen Says:

    What Jackie has and she will never have is class

  23. 23
    Sam Says:

    @Helen: Jackie HAD. Jackie HAD class.

  24. 24
    Sam Says:

    Their No. 1 Priority as the First Family to help America grow. They’re not a normal family and she should stop pretending they are.

  25. 25
    KC Says:

    I don’t dislike them but I’m not inspired by them either.

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