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Avril Lavigne Makes a Triumphant Return to the Stage! (Video)

Avril Lavigne takes to the stage to perform at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games opening ceremony on Saturday (July 25) in Los Angeles.

The 30-year-old singer performed her new single “Fly” in her first appearance on stage since revealing her battle with Lyme disease.

Other stars taking to the stage included Nicole Scherzinger, Eva Longoria, Stevie Wonder, Maria Shriver, and First Lady Michelle Obama.

“Honored to have performed my song Fly at the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics tonight. All proceeds go to support the Special Olympics,” Avril wrote on her Instagram account. “This was a very beautiful night for me. Congratulations to all the athletes. Thank you to everyone who supports the Avril Lavigne Foundation. It has been a difficult year fighting through Lyme Disease for me and I am so happy to have made it on stage tonight for the first performance in a year. Thank you for having me and please enjoy my song Fly. I wrote this song to encourage people who are facing challenges, to encourage strength and to empower. Xoxo.”


Avril Lavigne – Fly (Live at Special Olympics 2015)

FYI: Avril is wearing alice + olivia. Michelle is wearing an alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet tank and skirt.

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President Obama & First Lady Michelle Introduce Bruno Mars for Fourth of July Performance at the White House

President Barack Obama gives a little speech as he welcomes members of the military and White House staff to a Fourth of July performance on the South Lawn on Saturday (July 4) in Washington, D.C.

The 53-year-old Commander in Chief was joined by his lovely wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, as he introduced performer Bruno Mars to the crowd.

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Guests were also treated to the traditional fireworks on the National Mall. An earlier BBQ was also planned, but later cancelled due to inclement weather.

“From my family to yours, have a safe and happy Fourth of July.” — President Obama,” the President tweeted.

FYI: Michelle is wearing a Michael Kors dress.

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Michelle Obama Just Lifted the 40-Year Ban on Taking Photos During White House Tours (Video)

Michelle Obama just lifted a 40-year ban of taking photos during White House tours!

“If you’ve been on a White House tour, you may have seen this sign,” the First Lady says in a new video, and holds up the sign that says no photos. “Well, not anymore.”

The First Lady then rips the sign in half! You can now take selfies during White House tours!

“Big news! Starting today, we’re lifting the ban on cameras and photos on the @WhiteHouse public tour. Visitors are now able to take photos and keep those memories for a lifetime! 📷 To learn how to schedule a tour with your friends and family, visit whitehouse.gov.” the caption to the video says.

Michelle Obama Shares Shirtless Throwback Photo of the President for Father's Day!

Michelle Obama looks lovely in floral while walking to board a private plane on Sunday afternoon (June 21) in Venice, Italy.

The 51-year-old First Lady was joined by her two daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 14, as they headed back to the States.

That same day, Michelle took to Instagram to wish her husband, President Barack Obama, a happy Father’s Day.

“Thinking today and every day about the father of these two. Happy Father’s Day! -mo,” she captioned a shirtless throwback pic of him. Check it out below!

FYI: Malia and Sasha are wearing Tory Burch dresses.

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President Obama on Charleston Church Shooting: 'I’ve Had To Make Statements Like This Too Many Times'

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about the fatal shootings of nine people at Emaunel AME Church on Thursday (June 18) from the press room of The White House in Washington D.C.

The 53-year-old Commander in Chief spoke about the horrific shooting and subsequent hate crime investigation.

“This morning I spoke with, and Vice President Biden spoke with, Mayor Joe Riley and other leaders of Charleston to express our deep sorrow over the senseless murders that took place last night,” he said. “Michelle and I know several members of the AME church, we knew their pastor, Clementa Pinckney…To say our thoughts and prayers are with them and their community doesn’t say enough to convey the heartache and the sadness and the anger that we feel.”

He continued, “I don’t need to be constrained about the emotions that tragedies like these raise. I’ve had to make statements like this too many times. Communities like this have had to endure tragedies like this too many times. We don’t have all the facts but we know innocent people were killed because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a gun.”

Also pictured below: President Obama‘s wife Michelle arrives at the United States Pavilion at the 2015 Milan Expo that same day in Milan, Italy.


President Obama Addresses the Nation About Charleston Shooting

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Michelle Obama Arrives in Milan With Daughters Sasha & Malia

Michelle Obama deplanes with her daughters Malia, 16, and Sasha, 14, while arriving at Malpensa Airport on Wednesday (June 17) in Milan, Italy.

The 51-year-old First Lady then headed to host a cooking demonstration for local students at the James Beard American Restaurant for her Let’s Move initiative to combat childhood obesity.

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The day before, Michelle met up with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace to chat about her Let Girls Learn initiative and about ways to help military families in London, England.

FYI: Michelle is wearing an alice + olivia top.

25+ pictures inside of First Lady Michelle Obama with Malia and Sasha in Milan… More Here! »

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Michelle Obama Meets Prince Harry For Tea at Kensington Palace

Michelle Obama flashes a big smile while engaging in a conversation with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace on Tuesday (June 16) in London, England.

During their conversation, the 51-year-old First Lady and the 30-year-old royal discussed her Let Girls Learn Initiative and chatted about ways to help military families.

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This was not the first time that Michelle and Harry have chatted with each other, they first met in 2013 during Harry‘s visit to the U.S.

Earlier in the day, Harry was handsome in a top hat while attending day 1 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse.

FYI: Michelle is wearing a Mary Katrantzou dress.

10+ pictures inside of Michelle Obama and Prince Harry meeting up at Kensington Palace…

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