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Michelle Obama Says Things She Couldn't Say as First Lady on Kimmel

Michelle Obama, Jimmy Kimmel

In the world of Late Night anything is possible. Your favorite musicians sing their greatest hits in the car on their way to work, Donald Trump impersonations and jokes abound, and some of our favorite celebrities and icons let loose and have a little fun. Where else could a host like Jimmy Kimmel get Michelle Obama to blindly read notecards with the preface that, on those very cards, were things she couldn’t say during her time as First Lady.

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Before you get too excited, the former FLOTUS still kept it PC and stayed away from politics – she’s on a book tour after all – and mainly kept to jokes about her own family.

After some back and forth where Obama confirms multiple times that these are things Kimmel has written for her to say and not her own words, she has some fun with it.

“The whole eight years we were in the White House we used Laura Bush’s Netflix password,” she read. “Laura, sorry, send me the bill.”

Though there is one card that Obama may have snuck into Kimmel’s pile herself: “Barry, be quiet and hold my purse.” What's a little shade if you keep it in the family? We see you, Michelle, and we can’t wait to read your book, Becoming, which just hit shelves.

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