• Haters, 'Vete': Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020

    Haters, 'Vete': Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of 2020

    Bad Bunny, Billie Eilish, and Michelle Obama are among the names who made it on Spotify's list of the most-streamed artists and podcasters of 2020.
  • Barack Obama tops wife Michelle’s first-day book sales record

    Barack Obama tops wife Michelle’s first-day book sales record

    “A Promised Land” sold 887,000 copies in its first 24 hours on sale, compared to 725,000 for "Becoming."
  • Michelle Obama recalls Chicago cops accusing her brother of stealing his own bike

    Michelle Obama recalls Chicago cops accusing her brother of stealing his own bike

    Michelle Obama reflected on the “heartbreaking” time when her brother, Craig Robinson, was accused of stealing his own bicycle by the Chicago police when he was about 10 years old. The former first lady, 56, invited Craig, now 58, and their mother Marian Robinson, 83, onto the Michelle Obama Podcast, where the trio spoke about …
  • Obamas, Netflix Board Member Susan Rice Silent Amid ‘Cuties’ Firestorm

    Obamas, Netflix Board Member Susan Rice Silent Amid ‘Cuties’ Firestorm

    Neither Barack and Michelle Obama nor their former National Security Adviser Susan Rice have weighed in on the firestorm surrounding Cuties, a French coming-of-age drama that is the subject of widespread criticism for its blatant sexualization of pre-pubescent children. Both the Obamas and Rice are closely connected to the company, with the former president and first lady …
  • Michelle Obama on marriage: ‘I wanted to push Barack out of the window’

    Michelle Obama on marriage: ‘I wanted to push Barack out of the window’

    Michelle Obama explained that at times she wanted to “push Barack out of the window” during the most recent episode of The Michelle Obama Podcast. The former first lady, who will celebrate her 28th wedding anniversary with husband Barack Obama next month, spoke candidly about the up and downs of her marriage with guest Conan …
  • Michelle Obama's DNC address fact-checked by AP over 'distorted' immigration talking point

    Michelle Obama's DNC address fact-checked by AP over 'distorted' immigration talking point

    The Associated Press fact-checked Michelle Obama’s Democratic National Convention speech after she condemned Trump for using “cages” to house migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border while failing to note that the same facilities were used during her husband’s administration. “Michelle Obama assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for ripping migrant children from their parents and throwing …
  • Designer ByChari slammed with orders for Michelle Obama’s ‘VOTE’ necklace

    Designer ByChari slammed with orders for Michelle Obama’s ‘VOTE’ necklace

    The jewelry designer behind Michelle Obama’s “VOTE” necklace at the 2020 Democratic National Convention says the brand has been inundated with offers thanks to the primetime moment. Chari Cuthbert, who owns the Los Angeles boutique ByChari, said the brand saw “a significant uptick in sales” in just the hour after the former first lady debuted …
  • The story behind Michelle Obama’s viral DNC ‘V-O-T-E’ necklace

    The story behind Michelle Obama’s viral DNC ‘V-O-T-E’ necklace

    Even Michelle Obama’s jewelry at the 2020 Democratic National Convention delivered a stirring message. The former First Lady wore a gold necklace that spelled out “V-O-T-E” during her rousing speech on Monday night — and it was an instant hit on social media. The chain is from ByChari, a small, Los Angeles-based boutique, that sells …
  • Michelle Obama called coronavirus an opportunity to think about “how wealth is distributed” to lower-income essential workers

    Michelle Obama called coronavirus an opportunity to think about “how wealth is distributed” to lower-income essential workers

    Wednesday on her new podcast, former first lady Michelle Obama called coronavirus an opportunity to think about “how wealth is distributed” to lower-income essential workers. Obama noted the “power” that would enable what “we” could do to allow such actions. Journalist Michele Norris said, “There’s kind of a new COVID vocabulary, isn’t it. There are …
  • Michelle Obama says she is

    Michelle Obama says she is "dealing with some form of low-grade depression" due to the Trump Administration

    Wednesday, on her new podcast former first lady Michelle Obama, said she is “dealing with some form of low-grade depression,” because of the quarantine, racial strife, and “seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out.” Obama said, “I’m waking up in the middle of the night, cause I’m worrying about something, …