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First Lady Michelle Obama calls her new bangs a midlife crisis.

If that’s true, it’s a relatively tame and very fashionable one!

Michelle, who debuted a new hairstyle last month on her 49th birthday, reveals that her decision to chop her locks was “my way of getting a little wild.”


Hey, with the Secret Service around, one can only get so wild. Well, unless one is a member of the Secret Service. In which case, hookers galore!

Anyway, “This is my mid-life crisis, the bangs,” she joked to Rachael Ray. “I couldn’t get a sports car, I can’t bungee jump … so instead, I cut my bangs.”

Even President Barack Obama couldn’t resist giving a nod to Michelle Obama’s bangs during a speech prior to his second inauguration on January 20.

“To address the most significant event of this weekend,” the Commander-in-Chief began, “I love her bangs. She looks good. She always looks good.”

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