Michelle Obama reveals hilarious text exchange with her mother after Grammys

Plenty of star power shows up at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix

One can nearly imagine the playful smirk on Shields' face here; not only did Obama appear alongside little known stars like Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, and Jada Pinkett Smith, but she received the loudest applause from the crowd.

Michelle Obama's surprise appearance was the talk of the Grammys - but her own mother was a little underwhelmed.

That's the lesson Michelle Obama learned this week, as evidenced by a playful text exchange with mom Marian Robinson, 81, that she shared to Instagram Wednesday.

The real kicker came when Shields asked Obama, "Did you meet any of the real stars or did you run after you were done?"

Obama: And I am a real star...by the way...

The conversation about how Robinson apparently heard about her daughter's Grammy appearance from someone other than her daughter was highly relatable to many people. Asked in an interview in November what about Obama made her proudest, Robinson answered, "When I grow up I would like to be like Michelle Obama".

'Music shows us that all of it matters, every story, every voice, every note, in every song.

While sitting down with her daughter and CBS's Gayle King, the matriarch revealed that she moved into the White House with the first family in order to ensure that her granddaughters, Malia and Sasha, were able to grow up with as much normalcy as possible.

Revisit Obama's Grammys appearance below.

Guess her mom is no different from ours, and most of us didn't even get to Harvard.

Robinson, who lived with the Obamas during their White House years, shares a close relationship with her daughter.

Related:

Comments


Other news