Obama weighs in on his wife's hair, says he likes her bangs

WASHINGTON Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:25pm EST

1 of 2. U.S. President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as frst lady Michelle Obama holds a bible during the official swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington January 20, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Doug Mills/Pool

Related Topics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, who began his second term on Sunday, weighed in on what he facetiously said was the most "significant" event of the weekend: his wife's new hairstyle.

First lady Michelle Obama, a Harvard law graduate known as much for her sharp fashion sense as her fight to curb obesity, revealed a new hairstyle recently that features bangs. The new hairdo has attracted a lot of attention.

Speaking at a reception with supporters the night before giving his inaugural address, Obama said he liked the look.

"First of all, I love Michelle Obama. And to address the most significant event of this weekend, I love her bangs," Obama said to laughter and cheers from the crowd.

"She looks good. She always looks good," he said.

On Monday, fashion mavens will be waiting to see what the first lady wears to the inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol and the presidential inaugural balls.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Stacey Joyce)

FILED UNDER:
We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of Reuters. For more information on our comment policy, see http://blogs.reuters.com/fulldisclosure/2010/09/27/toward-a-more-thoughtful-conversation-on-stories/
Comments (6)
RichAromas wrote:
Well…. I’m sure he does…. :-)

Jan 20, 2013 10:56pm EST  --  Report as abuse
leo.C wrote:
Ho-Ree-Blay!!
(sorry Michelle, luv ya, but the hairstyle is really Ugg. REALLY ugg.)

Jan 20, 2013 11:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
bootcut1 wrote:
You have got to me kidding me. This is news worth.

Jan 21, 2013 12:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

Pictures