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First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, wife of the Vice President, served as grand marshals yesterday prior to a NASCAR race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. They were on hand to promote the military family-based project Joining Forces, starting the race along with a wounded veteran named Andrew Berry and his family.

And the famous wives were audibly booked upon being introduced to the crowd. Hear for yourself:

The sports governing body downplayed the response via a statement by Marcus Jadotte, NASCAR vice president of public affairs. It reads:

"The NASCAR community and the vast majority of those attending our race Sunday welcomed the first lady and Dr. Jill Biden and the military families in attendance. We are proud to support military families across the country and proud to support the Joining Forces initiative."

But, come on, we have ears. We can hear the negative reaction of many in attendance. Which leads us to ask: Booing the First Lady during a non-political appearance? Right or wrong?

 

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At home, like in the economic sector, Barack Obama would like to instill a few regulations for the common good. But he doesn't always succeed.

Case in point: Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

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Even the most loyal Tea Party members might have trouble deciding: Who is worse for this country?

In a new interview with iVillage, Michelle Obama says she and her husband keep an eye on what daughters Sasha and Malia watch on television, but they can't control all programming choices.

"Barack really thinks some of the Kardashians - when they watch that stuff - he doesn't like that as much," the First Lady said, clearly trying to choose her words carefully. "But I sort of feel like... if they're learning the right lessons, like, that was crazy, then I'm like, okay."

In other words: the actions of Kim Kardashian and kompany are crazy! But, hey, even if Tea Party members want you to believe this isn't true with Obama in charge, it's a free country. Watch what you want.

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First Lady Michelle Obama shops at Target? Who knew!

Well, now you do. We meant before reading this story.

The 47-year-old mother of two was recently seen taking a shopping cart through Target in Alexandria, Va., just outside D.C., carrying two bags full of purchases.

Michelle Obama at Target

The fashionable First Lady dressed down for the occasion.

If she weren't swarmed by Secret Service agents and photographers every waking moment, the American style icon might even be considered incognito in a gray Nike baseball cap, sunglasses and a casual buttoned top.

That said, she seemed to make her way through the store without too much commotion. A source tells People that Michelle "picked up dog food and toys for Bo," among other undisclosed household items. For the White House.

For more on the First Lady, check out these Michelle Obama pictures!

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First Lady Michelle Obama will appear on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as part of her ongoing Joining Forces initiative to help military families.

The White House made the announcement today Monday.

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Michelle will tape the episode with a military family, the Marshalls, in Fayetteville, N.C., later this week. The show will feature Barbara Marshall, a 15-year Navy veteran who started a home called "The Steps-N-Stages Jubilee House."

That establishment gives homeless female vets a place to stay and other aid. Hard to think of a better cause for Obama or anyone else to support.

The Extreme Makeover team will be building a new jubilee house in this week's taping. The episode of the ABC show is scheduled to air in October.

This is not Michelle Obama's first stop to promote Joining Forces. Last month, the First Lady taped a special appearance on iCarly on Nickelodeon.

That episode is slated to air in January.

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Michelle Obama is coming to iCarly in an episode that will air in January. The First Lady paid a visit to the set of the Nickelodeon show this week.

The guest appearance by Mrs. O is designed to raise awareness to Joining Forces, an initiative that supports and honors American military families.

Executive producer Dan Schneider reportedly wrote the episode specifically for Michelle Obama and Joining Forces. Here she is arriving on the set ...

In the episode, the two BFFs of Carly (Miranda Cosgrove) break some rules to set up a web chat so Carly can speak to her dad serving overseas.

The First Lady, who hears about the girls' efforts, then comes to talk to them about the importance of connecting soldiers with their families.

Sounds like a television event worth watching.

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The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, raised nearly $1 million last night at a fundraiser featuring a number of Hollywood stars.

The A-list party was held in the luxurious modern Westwood, Calif., home of Michael S. Smith - a designer who decorated the White House for the Obamas - and James Costos. Tickets ranged in price from $1,500 to $35,800.

Gorgeous First Lady

Michelle told the crowd of more than 350 guests that her husband, Barack Obama, was even involved in the decorating of their new home.

“Believe it or not, the President has opinions about his drapes,” she said.

After the fundraiser, Mrs. Obama and her two daughters, Malia and Sasha, went to Pizzeria Mozza in L.A.’s Hancock Park neighborhood.

Check out THG's gallery of Michelle Obama pictures!

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In Friday's THG Caption Contest, we asked you to come up with the best one for this photo of the President and Mrs. Obama in Ireland.

Our winner is James. Nice work! The winning entry appears below.

Honorable mentions go out to Heather and Melissa. Thanks to all for playing as always and best of luck in THG's next Caption Contest!

Cheers!

"If this beer was any darker would Trump ask to see its birth certificate?"

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Welcome, gossip fans, to another edition of THG's Caption Contest!

Before meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton in the UK, President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama visited Ireland earlier in the week.

What do you think they were saying/thinking in the photo below?

You tell us! Just click "Comments" below and submit your best caption(s)! Go to it! We'll announce a winner Wednesday. Best of luck, all ...

Cheers!

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Having hit Ireland yesterday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama touched down in London Tuesday for an official state visit to the UK.

On the agenda? Meeting Prince William and Kate Middleton!

Having just returned from their honeymoon in the Seychelles, the newlyweds happily greeted Barack and Michelle Obama in Buckingham Palace. Check it out:

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Barack and Michelle Obama

"So last week I caught a fish this big ..."

Britain's golden couple were still glowing from their royal wedding and subsequent retreat off the east coast of Africa as they talked with the First Family.

Chatting with the First Lady, Kate Middleton looked wonderful in a tan, form-fitting dress. William and Barack look engrossed in a talk about ... something!

Upon their arrival at the Palace Tuesday, the Obamas were also greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip, who gave them a tour of the premises.

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As expected, some well-known Fox News "journalists" were all fired up about Common's White House visit this week, during which the rapper read a poem.

As expected, Jon Stewart took them to task in an EPIC rant last night.

In typical Stewart fashion, he shredded their argument by simply using Fox News' own words against it, making the network look like an absolute joke:

You wouldn't assume a Comedy Central show would be more trustworthy than a quote-unquote news channel, but it's fairly obvious that's the case here.

Regardless of whether Common should have been asked to attend Michelle Obama's poetry event, Fox News is just pulling stuff out of its collective arse.

Between their obvious hypocrisy, misquoting of Common and twisting anything to stir up controversy, it was not their best week, even by their low standards.

Michelle Obama Biography

Barack and Michelle Obama Michelle Obama is the First Lady of the United States, and the wife of the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama. She is the... More »
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Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama
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