Michelle Obama Is Absolutely Right About "That Lean In Sh**"

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"There's so much opportunity to do good with a platform like that - and I think Meghan can maximise her impact for others, as well as her own happiness, if she's doing something that resonates with her personally".

Obama is promoting her new book, Becoming, which sold two million copies in the U.S. and Canada in just 15 days.

Michelle's daughter Malia, 20, is a sophomore at Harvard University, while her youngest child Sasha, 17, is finishing out her senior year of high school in Washington, D.C.

When asked by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie how it feels to be seen as a "symbol of hope", Obama said: "I still have a little impostor syndrome, it never goes away, that you're actually listening to me. What we're trying to do is shift culture, we're trying to overcome hundreds of years of racism and segregation born out of slavery and injustice". "That whole 'so you can have it all, '?"

"We are angry, we are too loud, we are too everything and I experienced that, just campaigning, just speaking truth to power, how dare I have a voice and use it?" "Unlike my generation, they're not as held back by the societal belief that girls and boys can't do the same things". She also brought up going to marriage counselling with Barack Obama. "'What do you think, honey, should I roll up my sleeves?' These days, I'm more in control of my time".

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"They're charging forwards in sports and maths and science and technology", she told Good Housekeeping.

'They're speaking up and speaking out, ' she added.

Obama said that marriage should be hard work, given it involves two independent individuals coming together to build a life forever - also, she was blunt about how kids can cause havoc on a relationship.

The Chicago native also opened up about the anxiety she experienced throughout her career and while serving as the first lady. And that makes you feel that you don't belong.

"But I am here to tell you that their ideas are no more exciting".

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Michelle Obama has however cancelled book tour stops in Paris and Berlin to attend the funeral of former USA president George HW Bush, who died Friday aged 94.

Mrs Obama was startled to learn that upon arrival, the Queen would be driving her in her auto and when Mrs Obama hesitated out of fear of another protocol breach, the Queen told her: "Just get in".

Meghan and Michelle Obama reportedly discussed their shared interests surrounding education for girls.

"I found myself having to walk a bunch of different lines. Barack and I say, that's why they make 'em cute". "I have never been a fan of politics and my experience over the past 10 years has done nothing to change that".

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