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Michelle vs. Oprah War (Flashback/Is the war still on?)
National Enquirer ^ | 11/19/2009 | National Enquirer

Posted on 08/08/2010 12:44:35 PM PDT by Qbert

A distraught Oprah Winfrey is telling pals her "thank you" for helping Barack Obama win the presidency has been a knife in the back.

A jealous first lady has frozen the talk queen out of the White House inner circle, say insiders. "Oprah is devastated," revealed a friend.

"She had no idea that Michelle was so jealous about the influence she had on Barack. She hated the way her husband would huddle with Oprah over strategy and jump when she called.

"The jealousy and anger was eating up Michelle. During the campaign, she vowed Oprah would not be a part of the new administration.   "Oprah had visions of being a close adviser to the president and a regular visitor to the White House. She was actually planning to redecorate the famous Lincoln bedroom, which is reserved for special guests of the first family.

"But in the first 10 months of the Obama administration, Oprah has visited the White House only twice, and one visit was for a business meeting to do an interview with Michelle for O magazine.

"And that was a disaster. Oprah arrived with her friend Gayle King, but was shocked to find Michelle cold and distant. Worse, she all but ignored Oprah and directed her attention to Gayle. It was as though Oprah wasn't even there."

The meeting got off to a bad start when Oprah, 55, greeted Michelle. The TV host leaned to kiss her cheek, but the first lady stepped back and extended her hand instead.

Then Michelle, 45, seemed to ignore a question Oprah asked about the Obama children, instead taking a question from an aide and then returning only to chat with Gayle again - ignoring or forgetting Oprah's question.

By the end of the day, Oprah felt roundly snubbed.

"Since then, Oprah has tried again and again to mend the rift," said the friend. "But she's had no luck. Michelle has made it clear she is no longer interested in being friends with Oprah and is going to block her from access to the President."

For the full story and to learn Oprah's covert counter-measures to bypass Michelle's circuitous road block pick up the new ENQUIRER now on sale!


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: michelleobama; obama; oprah; verabaker
I have no idea whether any of this was true. It's the National Enquirer- so all caveats, of course. But it seems plausible- and they were right about John Edwards- so who knows?

Two questions:

1). Obama recently had his birthday bash with Oprah and her friend Gayle King (mentioned in the article) in attendance. This obviously was an important "can't miss" event, and his homecoming events are expected to raise 2.5 million dollars for Illinois Dems. If this article has some truth to it- and remember, POTUS caused a bit of stir when he mentioned that Michelle doesn't watch Oprah, only the View- and there is anomisty between the two, do you think Michelle jetted off to Spain- abandoning her husband on his birthday (a really bizarre thing to do) simply to avoid being at this event with Oprah and her pals, and causing a big public spat?

2). The juicier question: Just a few months ago, the same National Enquirer broke a story about an alleged videotape showing Vera Baker in a clandestine meeting with Obama. Some dismissed the story and said there was no tape; others said that there was, but blamed "right-wingers" trying to bring down the president. Just a few months after the Enquirer story broke though, First Lady grabbed the kids and bolted for Spain, refusing to celebrate POTUS' big 49th with him. Many were left scratching their heads, "Why?", and there was no real explanation from anybody involved. Robert Gibbs was recently asked a question that seemed to suggest marital strife, and said only that the couple would be together again "soon".

So was this whole thing merely a "cooling off" period related to the daily stress of the highest office (and a 41% approval rating), and a desire of the First Lady to just get away from the WH for awhile and have a good time... Or, is something more going on here?

Enquiring minds want to know...

1 posted on 08/08/2010 12:44:38 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

Oprah hasn’t yet figured out that she outlived her usefulness to Hussein in November 2008.


2 posted on 08/08/2010 12:46:26 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: Qbert

If O wanted to interview Michelle why did she feel the need to bring an entourage?


3 posted on 08/08/2010 12:46:30 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Qbert
...stay away from my husband, you fish eyed fool...you snaggle tooth jackass...


4 posted on 08/08/2010 12:52:53 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Qbert

Well...we all know Michelle is a racist.


5 posted on 08/08/2010 12:53:26 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Qbert

Anyone notice how so many people never seem to reach maturity these days? If this story is true, no grand lady lives in the White House these days.


6 posted on 08/08/2010 12:54:13 PM PDT by Paperdoll (REGISTER TO VOTE THEN DO IT RIGHT!)
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To: Carley

Oprah should remember that she got her best ratings in recent history from the anti-Michelle - Sarah Palin.

She should bring Sarah on to opine on Barak’s (and by extension Michelle’s) vacationing.


7 posted on 08/08/2010 12:54:24 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Gay State Conservative

“Oprah hasn’t yet figured out that she outlived her usefulness to Hussein in November 2008.”

And adding insult to injury, her ratings have plummeted in the aftermath.


8 posted on 08/08/2010 12:54:42 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Carley

If you live in a fish bowl, your life is under constant scrutiny - even good marriages get strained, but I’d be willing to bet that Michelle is an overbearing jealous wife, and Obama is a cheating, low life husband...Divorce after 2012 anyone?


9 posted on 08/08/2010 12:56:44 PM PDT by princess leah (1)
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To: Qbert

Personally,
I’d like to see Oprey and Michelle get into a knife fight in the White House.


10 posted on 08/08/2010 12:57:03 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Ya unAmerican p.o.s.)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
Well...we all know Michelle is a racist.

... and a first class Bitch

There, I said it ..

11 posted on 08/08/2010 12:58:40 PM PDT by tx_eggman (Liberalism is only possible in that moment when a man chooses Barabas over Christ.)
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To: Qbert

Oprah’s plastic surgeries need some work....


12 posted on 08/08/2010 1:00:12 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Qbert

Yeah, sure - that’s why Oprah was invited on the Copenhagen trip for pleading for the Olympics.


13 posted on 08/08/2010 1:00:35 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Qbert

Oh Fo Shizzle, Oprah is not welcome in the White Hizzle.


14 posted on 08/08/2010 1:01:25 PM PDT by nagdt ("None of my EX's live in Texas")
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To: Qbert
Obama OHprah

We tried to warn you Oprah!! The signs were all there!

15 posted on 08/08/2010 1:01:46 PM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: Vaquero

16 posted on 08/08/2010 1:02:20 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Qbert
Hell hath no fury like a Wookie scorned.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

17 posted on 08/08/2010 1:02:20 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: Qbert
And adding insult to injury, her ratings have plummeted in the aftermath.

As have his....so it's kind of a twofer! ;-)

18 posted on 08/08/2010 1:06:31 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: traumer

19 posted on 08/08/2010 1:07:35 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Qbert

the usurper sure has poor taste in women. Not very good taste in men either, not with barney frank always hanging around.


20 posted on 08/08/2010 1:10:38 PM PDT by abortionisalwaysmurder (Before you kill your baby, ask yourself, What did the baby do?)
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To: Qbert
Forget those two. I know whose star is ascending.


21 posted on 08/08/2010 1:14:50 PM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Marxism is Evil.)
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To: Qbert

Never piss off a wookie.


22 posted on 08/08/2010 1:17:49 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: princess leah

This is not a family that values each member. O spends little or no time with the girls and who could blame him for getting as far away from Tank as possible.


23 posted on 08/08/2010 1:20:16 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: tx_eggman

Bitch

Bitch

Bitch

There. I said it too.


24 posted on 08/08/2010 1:21:11 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Paperdoll
"...no grand lady lives in the White House these days."

Got that figured out, do ya?

25 posted on 08/08/2010 1:27:21 PM PDT by davisfh
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To: Paperdoll

“If this story is true, no grand lady lives in the White House these days.”

Would it be too rude to call michelle trailer trash?


26 posted on 08/08/2010 1:32:56 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

...make that a three


27 posted on 08/08/2010 1:36:45 PM PDT by spokeshave (mess + 0bama = quagmire recession)
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To: Carley

I noticed in pics he is always walking with himself and Michelle and the girls in a trio.

Only pays attention that they are in his presence when promoting Family Togetherness photo ops.


28 posted on 08/08/2010 1:39:51 PM PDT by Global2010 (Congratulations to Dware for the FR Mussel Eating Fundraisor.)
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To: freeangel
Thought these separate vacations were funny. When I heard he was dining with Oprah, it confirmed my gut feeling.

All is not right!!

29 posted on 08/08/2010 1:40:59 PM PDT by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: All

Here’s a video of the two of them. I can’t tell at the end if it’s another scowl, or if it’s just a blurry video:

Skip to 0:51-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf3bDm86ZNY&feature=youtube_gdata


30 posted on 08/08/2010 1:44:36 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: spokeshave

We welcome you in.


31 posted on 08/08/2010 1:55:54 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Qbert
Narcissistic, immature, cowardly husband + Antagonistic, jealous, uncouth wife = DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY. That is what we have in the White House. And these people are supposed to represent America? They have lowered all the standards and I just bet the arguments and low-class behavior reeks in the halls at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.

I never thought it was a loving marriage, despite all the liberal media's attempts to convince Americans it was so ideal. There is no love between two people like the Obamas...only the pretense of some affection, and that is clearly easy to see through. The only thing that is transparent with this couple is this facade of a good marriage. I think that is why they take advantage of all the perks they can, and do so much traveling and high living. I believe Michelle demands she and the girls have a good time, while they are serving out their sentence being with Barack there in Washington. Remember her email about the birthday card...her words were strange...something about "she and the girls will be at his side another year..." or something like that. It was as though she were telling him they would stick around for a while longer. Why?

And I think Michelle dresses as vulgar and unkempt as she does just to try and embarrass Barack and make him (and those around him who she does not like and will not "obey") uncomfortable. There is certainly some feud between them.

32 posted on 08/08/2010 2:04:37 PM PDT by CitizenM ("Do you miss me yet?" Yes, George, we do.)
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To: Qbert

Maybe Michelle’s whole anti-fatty thing is an elaborate dig at Oprah.


33 posted on 08/08/2010 2:13:07 PM PDT by fullchroma
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To: CitizenM

Hmmm...Interesting observations.

And that’s probably true about the perks. It’s such a gross double-standard with the media not jumping on her for it, though. They used to trash Nancy Reagan non-stop for sprucing up the White House...with donated furniture and silverware, and yet they don’t say squat about this.

Oh well. Bigger things to worry about, I guess...


34 posted on 08/08/2010 2:16:45 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Gay State Conservative

I bet Oprah is trying to get Obama to help her into politics or diplomacy. I mean, look at her when she went to the Olympics, stooping slightly as she walked with that one female dignitary. Then putting on airs of officialdom and now she’s trying to angle her way into the elite political circles of Washington.


35 posted on 08/08/2010 2:19:22 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Carley

Likely to protect herself from Michelle’s wrath. It wouldn’t surprise me if Michelle wanted to have a cat-fight with Oprah over Oprah’s constant attempts to insert herself into the Presidency.


36 posted on 08/08/2010 2:22:13 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: freeangel

“Ghetto trash with cash” works for me.


37 posted on 08/08/2010 2:23:00 PM PDT by pistolpetestoys (Outside of a dog a book is a mans best friend;inside a dog it's too dark to read.)
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To: fullchroma

I read she and Oprah were on the outs so I believe this.


38 posted on 08/08/2010 2:23:28 PM PDT by cajungirl
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To: fullchroma

I read she and Oprah were on the outs so I believe this.


39 posted on 08/08/2010 2:23:31 PM PDT by cajungirl
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To: CitizenM

Oblamer plays for the pink team in more ways than one.


40 posted on 08/08/2010 2:25:50 PM PDT by CreviceTool ( Obama is standing above the country above above the world, he is sort of a God = Evan Thomas)
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To: Qbert
Under the bus went Hillary supporters Charles Rangel & Maxine Waters and now the dissing of The Opera.

It's gonna be a long hot summer in the White House !

41 posted on 08/08/2010 2:42:55 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Qbert
...her husband would huddle with Oprah over strategy and jump when she called.

If true this is amazing in its farcicality.
To be a fly on that wall! These two idiots actually discussing strategic tactics.

42 posted on 08/08/2010 2:56:57 PM PDT by jla
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To: Qbert

and more than a century ago the media beat up on Mary Todd Lincoln when she put indoor toilets into the WH.


43 posted on 08/08/2010 4:46:38 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: freeangel
Would it be too rude to call michelle trailer trash?

Yes it would be... to trailer trash, who don't deserve the insult...

the infowarrior

44 posted on 08/09/2010 12:24:22 AM PDT by infowarrior
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