Articles Tagged 'Michelle Obama'


WATCH: The Actor Who Plays Obama

Parker Sawyers, an American actor based in London, has drawn praise at the Sundance Film Festival for his uncannily accurate portrayal of President Obama in the picture Southside with You. The film follows Barack Obama on his first date with the future First Lady in Chicago in 1989. Watch our interview with Sawyers at Sundance.


Royal Roundup: The Royal Child Receives His First Visitors

Following the royal birth yesterday afternoon, The Duke, Duchess, and Prince of Cambridge have received their first visitors, Carole and Michael Middleton, the Duchess’ parents, reports BBC . Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall also visited later on. The child’s grandparents visited the couple and their newborn in St. Mary’s Hospital, where the Duke and […]


Royal Roundup: Kate Rules with Her Reiss Dress… Again

Cheers to trendsetter Kate Middleton. She sure knows how to set off a fashion frenzy. You know that tan “Shola” number The Duchess of Cambridge wore during her visit with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle on Tuesday (May 24)? Well, it sent aspiring fashionistas in a mad dash to the Reiss website in […]

Royal Roundup: The Royals Welcome the Obamas to Britain

Kicking off his first state visit of the UK, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle met with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday (May 24). BBC News reports that the presidential couple also chatted briefly with the sun-kissed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as well as Prince Charles and […]

Royal Roundup: The Obamas Set for Buckingham Palace Return

Queen Elizabeth II is set to host the U.S. President and First Lady at Buckingham Palace when they are arrive on Tuesday (May 24) for a two-day stint in the UK. To avoid another incident like “Hug-gate” — when Michelle Obama “broke protocol” by embracing the Queen in 2009 — Time magazine suggests a few […]

Royal Roundup: Betty Crocker Bakes Cakes ‘Fit for a Royal Wedding’

There’s no institution more American than Betty Crocker. America – the land that successfully rebelled against a British king. As usual though, history has taken a back seat to good ‘ol Yankee commerce and marketing. Using the theme, “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,” the Betty Crocker folks have created four “one-of-a-kind” wedding […]

Royal Wedding: Who Might Be Invited? Who Might Have to Watch on TV?

Prince William and Kate Middleton‘s royal wedding guest list has been the focus of much speculation. Which big names might be invited, and which celebs might have to view the whole event on telly like the rest of us? Peter Hunt, BBC’s royal correspondent, gives us his thoughts on the matter. (Follow Mr. Hunt on […]

Royal Roundup: No Royal Wedding Invite for Michelle Obama?

Every news organization this side of the Atlantic is reporting that President and Mrs. Obama have not received an invitation. On Wednesday (February 9), Michelle Obama was asked on LIVE! with Regis and Kelly if she thought she would be invited. The U.S. First Lady said, “You know what? Marriage is a personal, private thing. […]

Retailers Risk Lawsuit If They Use Kate Middleton’s Name

Kate Middleton is what they call a “fashion icon”: everything from her hair to her blue Issa gown has inspired countless knockoffs in the two months since her engagement to Prince William. But retailers beware: don’t go using the “Kate Middleton” brand name, lest you want to endure a pricey legal battle. “A ban on […]