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Tika Sumpter Had To Get Buff To Portray First Lady Michelle Obama!

Tika Sumpter Had To Get Buff To Portray First Lady Michelle Obama!

Tika Sumpter happily waves to photographers while making her way inside the Ed Sullivan Theater to make an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday (August 23) in New York City.

The 36-year-old pregnant actress was joined by her co-star Parker Sawyers as they promoted their latest film Southside with You, where they recreate Barack and Michelle Obama‘s first date.

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“I had to get arms, I had to work on her dialect… she’s very hard on her words, when she talks she means everything that she says,” Tika expressed. “I had to work on that and her mannerisms, but there wasn’t a lot of videos of her when she’s 25 so I had to read a lot.”


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  • Shivani Yadav

    Tika looks beautiful… Southside With You is one movie that I cannot wait to watch :D

  • Gina

    She’s ridiculously pretty.