Michelle Obama Tells the Story of How Barack Proposed to Her [VIDEO + PHOTOS]

December 2, 2018
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If you were ever wondering how former President Barack Obama got our forever First Lady Michelle Obama to say yes, it’s a pretty interesting story. Barack definitely has a sense of humor!

Michelle sat with Stephen Colbert over at The Late Show to promote her new book Becoming. During the interview, she spoke about the time Barack proposed to her. 

She thought she was going to a celebration dinner for Barack passing the bar. The evening took a weird turn when he “picked an argument” about marriage. To Michelle’s surprise, he had this all planned out and ended up proposing when the dessert came out.

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 Check out the clip where she tells the story:



Check out another clip of Michelle Obama dropping gems about love:

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This!!! Getting some golden nuggets of wisdom from Michelle last night! Things you don’t necessarily look for in a first date, however these are some of the most important things to have! #michelleobama #obama #becoming

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Have you read Becoming yet? 

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Today I got to meet & chat with @michelleobama, as well as get a signed copy of her new memoir BECOMING. She held my hand as she talked, smiled, and literally energized my body with positivity, beauty, grace, and hope. I’m in awe of this beautiful human being – I’m so glad we have people like Mrs. Obama on this earth. What a great way to end November and enter the holiday season! #blessed #iambecoming