By Laura Harman published
Michelle Obama celebrated her 57th birthday on Sunday and was paid tribute to by various public figures, including her husband, Barack across social media.
The ex-FLOTUS celebrated her birthday just days after opening up on Capitol Riots and calling for social media platforms to permanently ban Trump.
Michelle's husband, former President of the United States, Barack Obama, posted a beautiful throwback photo of Michelle on his Instagram, revealing his sweet nickname for his wife.
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Her husband captioned the photo: “Happy birthday to my love, my partner, and my best friend. Every moment with you is a blessing. Love you, Miche.”
Michelle also posted a photograph of herself on Instagram that thanked fans for their kind messages. In the photo, she posed with her natural hair and captioned the image, “Thank you all for the lovely birthday wishes! I know this past year has been difficult for us all on so many levels, so I just hope you all are taking care of yourselves and finding joy in the smallest moments. Love you all. 💕”
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Various other celebrities posted on social media to celebrate Michelle’s big day.
Ellen DeGeneres took to Twitter to post a selection of her best interview moments with Michelle Obama with the caption, “Happy birthday, @MichelleObama I miss you every single day.”
Happy birthday, @MichelleObama❤️. I miss you every single day. pic.twitter.com/Ag8dVgPN9QJanuary 17, 2021
The nice Vice President Kamala Harris, also took to Twitter to praise the former FLOTUS. Harris posted a photo of herself next to Michelle and wrote, “Happy birthday, Michelle Obama. Thank you for pouring every ounce of yourself into empowering the next generation of leaders. Our country, and myself, are better off because of you.”
Happy birthday, @MichelleObama. Thank you for pouring every ounce of yourself into empowering the next generation of leaders. Our country, and myself, are better off because of you. pic.twitter.com/Hlvymr2NdqJanuary 17, 2021
Viola Davis also took to Twitter to celebrate Michelle’s big day in a tweet where she called Michelle a ‘hero’. She wrote, "Happy, happiest of birthdays @MichelleObama! Thank you for your authenticity, beauty, courage, intelligence and loyalty. You're OUR hero, sis!! I hope to honor you and all you are in my portrayal of you! Love ya.”
Happy, happiest of birthdays @MichelleObama! Thank you for your authenticity, beauty, courage, intelligence and loyalty. You're OUR hero, sis!! I hope to honor you and all you are in my portrayal of you! Love ya 💛💛💛 pic.twitter.com/O65h4j671oJanuary 17, 2021
The new Flotus, Dr. Jill Biden, also took to Twitter to celebrate Michelle Obama. Dr Biden simply wrote “Happy Birthday” as a caption to the image of the former and current FLOTUS.
Happy Birthday, @MichelleObama ❤️ pic.twitter.com/gMXnJWx5qfJanuary 18, 2021
Comedy queen, Mindy Kaling, also took to social media to celebrate Michelle’s birthday with a satirical image of Kaling posed to look just like Michelle on the cover of her widely celebrated book Becoming.
I had so much fun posing as this queen in honor of her birthday. I’m so happy you exist. You’re a role model for me, my daughter & my son. You remind me how to handle adversity not with anger, but with grace. And you do it all while looking incredibly fashionable. @MichelleObama pic.twitter.com/P0dwYHFQkcJanuary 17, 2021
Michelle shares her birthday with Betty White, who turned 99 yesterday.
Laura is a news writer for woman&home who primarily covers entertainment and celebrity news. Laura dabbles in lifestyle, royal, beauty, and fashion news, and loves to cover anything and everything to do with television and film. She is also passionate about feminism and equality and loves writing about gender issues and feminist literature.
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