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Michelle Obama's Surprise Oscars Appearance: How It Happened, Dress Details!
US Magazine ^ | 02/25/2013 | JUSTIN RAVITZ

Posted on 02/25/2013 7:14:57 AM PST by SeekAndFind

People you expect to see towards the end of a typical Oscar ceremony: Jack Nicholson. People don't expect to see: First Lady Michelle Obama. Presenting the final award of Sunday's very long Academy Awards -- Best Picture -- three-time Oscar winner Nicholson, 75, introduced the President's wife, 49, appearing via satellite from the White House.

"Thank you Jack, and welcome to the White House everyone. I'm so honored to introduce the nominees for Best Picture," said the First Lady, resplendent in a Naeem Khan dress plus chandelier earrings. "And to help celebrate the movies that lift our spirits, broaden our minds and transport us to places we have never imagined."

Flanked by servicemen and women, Mrs. Obama praised the nine Best Picture nominees' uplifting qualities: "These lessons apply to all of us no matter who we are or what we look like or where we come from or who we love, but they are especially important for our young people . . . I want to thank all of you here tonight for being part of that vitally important work."

Obama then went back to Nicholson, who awarded the trophy to an emotional Ben Affleck and the entire Argo crew. What was behind Obama's inclusion?

(Excerpt) Read more at usmagazine.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Society; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: academyawards; michelleobama; oscars

1 posted on 02/25/2013 7:14:59 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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2 posted on 02/25/2013 7:15:28 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Who cares about Michelle Obama?


3 posted on 02/25/2013 7:16:26 AM PST by BobNative
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To: SeekAndFind

My Little Pony........


4 posted on 02/25/2013 7:16:40 AM PST by Toespi
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5 posted on 02/25/2013 7:17:52 AM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Let’s call this sow what she is, Michelle Antoinette. (Apologies to the original).


6 posted on 02/25/2013 7:18:53 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: BobNative
Who cares about Michelle Obama?

Low Information Voters!

7 posted on 02/25/2013 7:19:02 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: SeekAndFind

8 posted on 02/25/2013 7:20:23 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: ConservativeStatement
Laura Bush is pro-abortion, like Barbara, and Michelle.

I have no use for her either.

9 posted on 02/25/2013 7:20:49 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: SeekAndFind

10 posted on 02/25/2013 7:21:07 AM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s Are The 21st Century's Muskets. Free Men Need Not Ask Permission!)
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To: SeekAndFind

This cockroach has accomplished nothing in life. Getting to “hang out in the WH” was made possible by extreme stupidity. I’m no fan of Hollywood and it’s wierdos but at least they have a reason to be there.


11 posted on 02/25/2013 7:21:07 AM PST by albie (`)
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To: SeekAndFind

This is why I am not much of a movie watcher!
How about those people in the back? HOW uninformed are they? SAD!


12 posted on 02/25/2013 7:21:41 AM PST by Cricket24 (Sick of spineless Republicans!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Her eyes and mouth are smiling, but her neck and shoulders look tense.


13 posted on 02/25/2013 7:21:53 AM PST by convocation
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To: SeekAndFind

Was she going for the Beatles look?

Ick!


14 posted on 02/25/2013 7:22:24 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: SeekAndFind

She never did win an Oscar for her roles in the Star Wars movies.


15 posted on 02/25/2013 7:23:00 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

She’s also pro Sodomite “marriage”.


16 posted on 02/25/2013 7:25:21 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Michelle: And the Oscar for the best Comedy Movie goes to:”President Obama and his mob”


17 posted on 02/25/2013 7:25:44 AM PST by zbogwan2
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To: SeekAndFind
said the First Lady, resplendent in a Naeem Khan dress plus chandelier earrings

Ugh. Where was the barf alert? I'm going to be sick. Especially after I read that the Academy invited her because she was a "movie lover."

18 posted on 02/25/2013 7:25:51 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: SeekAndFind

I let myself momentarily indulge in a bit of fantasy, when she said, “And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for...”

Really? Your husband’s resigning?!

But it was just the Best Picture award.

I ended up watching against my better judgment, but at least DVR-delayed so I didn’t have to sit through the commercials, too.

Best moment of the night: Shirley Bassey (following the one thing I’d been looking forward to, the Bond tribute, that turned out to be pretty weak). I sat there hoping she was going to do a medley of the three Bond themes she’s recorded (the only artist to do more than one in the history of the franchise; Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker being the other two), but no such luck.

Unfortunately, my wife wanted to see the red carpet fashion parade, so I also suffered through watching the smarmy, painfully shallow and anorexic-looking pixie Kristin Chenoweth with her vaccu-formed Lon Chaney smile.


21 posted on 02/25/2013 7:31:59 AM PST by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: SeekAndFind

“I’m in with the in crowd
I go where the in crowd goes
I’m in with the in crowd
And I know what the in crowd knows
Anytime of the year, don’t you hear?
Dressing fine, making time

We breeze up and down the street
We get respect from the people we meet
They make way day or night
They know the in crowd is out of sight

I’m in with the in crowd
I know every latest dance
When you’re in with the in crowd
It’s so easy to find romance
Any time of the year, don’t you hear?
If it’s square, we ain’t there

We make every minute count
Our share is always the biggest come out
Other guys imitate us
But the original is still the greatest in crowd
Any time of the year, don’t you hear?
Spendin’ cash, talkin’ trash

I’ll show you a real good time
Come on with me, leave your troubles behind
I don’t care where you’ve been
You ain’t been nowhere ‘til you’ve been in
With the in crowd, with the in crowd, in crowd.”
(Lyrics by Billy Page)

The FLOTUS has the emotional maturity of a 14-year old.


22 posted on 02/25/2013 7:32:29 AM PST by nanetteclaret (Unreconstructed Catholic Texan)
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To: SeekAndFind

Another day on the Obama BROADcasting Corporation (OBC)...


23 posted on 02/25/2013 7:33:55 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: SeekAndFind

Just when you think its safe to go back to the Oscars.


24 posted on 02/25/2013 7:34:14 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind
What was behind Obama's inclusion?

Cheap publicity? Hollywood fawning?

25 posted on 02/25/2013 7:36:08 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: SeekAndFind

I am at a loss as to why she had military on stage with her, just odd.


26 posted on 02/25/2013 7:36:35 AM PST by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: SeekAndFind

I hate this woman.


27 posted on 02/25/2013 7:37:05 AM PST by novascotianative
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To: SeekAndFind

I hate this woman.


28 posted on 02/25/2013 7:37:25 AM PST by novascotianative
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To: SeekAndFind
You know what this is all about don't you......


29 posted on 02/25/2013 7:38:03 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Just when you think its safe to go back to the Oscars.
Haven't watched since Johnny Carson was host.
30 posted on 02/25/2013 7:44:35 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t that Mike Jackson’s old wig?.


31 posted on 02/25/2013 7:51:55 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: william clark

Every time Kristin spoke I wanted to go screaming down the street (my wife was watching it). She sounded like she was breathing helium before she spoke.


32 posted on 02/25/2013 7:54:43 AM PST by anoldafvet
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To: william clark
I ended up watching against my better judgment

Ditto that, though I was in and out of the living room. Dunno why Mrs WBill finds those shows so fascinating.

Agree that the butt-kissing on the red carpet was painful to watch, but not as painful as Seth McFarland trying to be funny.

Shirley Bassey really belted it out. She's still got it. I also saw the singer do "Skyfall" (what's her name? dunno, suppose it's not important). I thought that she beat Bassey. IMHO, "Skyfall" might be the best Bond theme. She had the perfect voice to pull it off.

33 posted on 02/25/2013 7:57:50 AM PST by wbill
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Also, I had gone to bed long before Moochelle dragged herself in front of the cameras.

Jeez you'd think that the Obamas sycophants would get tired of looking at them. No accounting for taste, I suppose.

34 posted on 02/25/2013 8:00:04 AM PST by wbill
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To: SeekAndFind

The Obamas are more interested in being celebrities than public leaders. Jackie Kennedy, Nancy Reagan, Laura Bush, and just about every other first lady had too much class to get involved with something like this. (Hillary probably would have appeared at the Oscars if her publicist had thought of it.)


35 posted on 02/25/2013 8:05:18 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t recall Laura or Barbara having Ocsar appearances. How much did all this cost us taxpayers?


36 posted on 02/25/2013 8:06:03 AM PST by bgill
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To: nanetteclaret

And sung by Dobie Gray? If someone here remembers “I’m in With the In Crowd”, maybe I’m not so old myself.

Anyway, Ben Stein says Moochelle was wearing a dress made of aluminum foil and being surrounded by military men when she’s not head of state made her look like Evita Peron.


37 posted on 02/25/2013 8:06:10 AM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: BobNative
Who cares about Michelle Obama?

Who cares about Hollywood!!! I saw Skyfall and I'm looking forward to the new Star Trek movie, but I don't go to movies much...

38 posted on 02/25/2013 8:22:27 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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that crap with the 1st lady ruined the show for me.. I was digging the show up until then.. both the wifey and I..

interesting, how ARGO wins best picture.. in which (and I haven’t seen the movie so I may be off here) Hollywood concocts a way to get the bad guys , without firing a shot.

meanwhile in the real world, Zero Dark Thirty depicted close to what actually happened, but that was completely shunned by those hollywood people... a bit too much reality for them I guess...


39 posted on 02/25/2013 8:26:46 AM PST by Chuzzlewit
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To: SeekAndFind

Notice how the military in full dress uniforms are the back drop for the photo op? Reminds one of Hillary using the military as waiters at their formal dinners. These limousine liberals are like pornography, no redeeming social value.


40 posted on 02/25/2013 8:36:44 AM PST by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: jimbo123

LOL, LOL, LOL jimbo.


41 posted on 02/25/2013 9:16:33 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Pray for our Republic...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why were taxpayers paying 10 people overtime to be a brocaded human backdrop while Michelle read from a card?

What was their job, there? What vital function were they performing that it was worth a couple thousand taxpayer dollars to keep them there late into the night?


42 posted on 02/25/2013 9:24:07 AM PST by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard

Clooney, Spielburg, Hanks and the rest of the phony Hollywood low shots called in their chips on Bathhouse Barry because of having stuffed his campaign chest.


43 posted on 02/25/2013 9:25:05 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Pray for our Republic...)
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To: SeekAndFind

What was behind Obama’s inclusion?

&&&
Setting up Wookievita for the 2016 coronation, of course.

All through the Obama Infestation, she has always seemed like she was telling us all where to go with her outrageous fashions and lack of attempt at looking ladylike and graceful in her position as FLOTUS. I remember thinking that, surely, she had people to teach her protocol, to tell her you don’t go outside in shorts with your bra strap hanging out, that you exit a car, a plane, in a certain way etc. I concluded that she, apparently, told all of them to take a flying leap.

I found myself a little puzzled when I could see, on Inauguration Day, that she clearly had been taking lessons in walking. She was obviously trying to put one foot in front of the other, model-style, instead of her usual Frankenstein stagger. Then, she came out with the bangs recently to cover those eyebrows that make her look eternally ticked off.

It all make sense now. Soros has decreed that she will be our first female and first real black president — the halfrican doesn’t count.

Wookievita — perhaps I should get a copyright on that.


44 posted on 02/25/2013 9:30:46 AM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: wbill

Adele sang Skyfall,wbill and yes, her voice was perfect for it. It won best song too, didn’t it?

And agree that Seth M. was very unfunny.
They should get Billy Crystal back..newly reduced jowls, rug, looks rather clown-like now but at least, he’s funny.


45 posted on 02/25/2013 9:30:58 AM PST by Mountain Mary (Pray for our Republic...)
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To: Tammy8

I am at a loss as to why she had military on stage with her, just odd.

***
Props for her run as Wookie-in-Chief.


46 posted on 02/25/2013 9:34:37 AM PST by Bigg Red (Restore us, O God of hosts; let your face shine, that we may be saved! -Ps80)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

But Jack Nicholson IS pro-life, but he’s there too! Do you “have no use” of him? Of course, other than that, and that he’s pro-military, he’s a liberal Democrat, so I’m not too surprised that he’s there, I guess!


47 posted on 02/26/2013 6:58:24 AM PST by dsutah
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To: Clint N. Suhks

If she is, she apparently doesn’t want it splashed around! Haven’t you read where recently, she wanted her name/picture taken off of a pro-gay marriage add?


48 posted on 02/26/2013 7:02:30 AM PST by dsutah
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