Michelle Obama On Election Night: 'I Went To Bed'
Barack and Michelle Obama are the cover stars for a forthcoming issue of People magazine, and in anticipation of its release the outlet has printed some excerpts from the story — including what Michelle did the night of the presidential election.
Where most of us anxiously awaited the results FLOTUS went to bed before any announcement was revealed.
“I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the political discourse; I never have,” Michelle said in the interview, adding of Barack, “I barely did with him.”
She then goes on to discuss how although she stands by her critiques of the President-elect Donald Trump, she is prepared to help him make his transition into the White House.
“This is our democracy, and this is how it works,” she said. “We are ready to work with the next administration and make sure they are as successful as they can be. Because that’s what;s best for this country.”
The Obama family have been doing a number of final interviews as they get ready to leave the White House. Just this week it was announced that Michelle would be talking to Oprah Winfrey at the White House for a TV special.
Titled First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House – An Oprah Winfrey Special, the hour long special will have Oprah speaking to Michelle about a number of things, including the past eight years she has spent alongside Barack and their family at the private 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue residence; the legacy she will leave behind as America’s First Lady of the United States; and her plans for the future.
First Lady Michelle Obama Says Farewell to the White House – An Oprah Winfrey Special will first air on December 19 at 8 p.m. on CBS, and it will re-air on Oprah’s OWN cable channel on December 21 at 9 p.m.