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Michelle Obama's mother's hilarious response to Grammys appearance

Michelle Obama's mother's hilarious response to Grammys appearance

"Moms know how to keep you humble don't they lol", commented one user, while others suggested Michelle's mother may have been miffed that she wasn't taken for the show.

She might have been First Lady of the United States for 8 years and have a best selling book, but to her mother, Michelle Obama just isn't a "real star".

And although the music industry treated her like a rock star, Marian Robinson wasn't so impressed.

"I guess you were a hit at the Grammys", Robinson texted Obama with a smiling emoji.

Obama asked her mom if she watched it and Robinson replied: "I saw it because Gracie called me".

"No you did not", her mom wrote back.

Obama posted a screenshot of the text exchange to her Instagram account.




"When your mom doesn't think you're a "real" celebrity", she captioned the exchange. "I would have remembered that even though I don't remember much".

Obama joined host Alicia Keys on stage at the beginning of Sunday's award show, along with Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga and Jada Pinkett Smith.

She told CBS This Morning in November that her goal in living with the family was to help the couple's young daughters, Sasha and Malia, maintain a sense of normalcy, which included everything from rides to school to "laundry lessons".

Mother-daughter relationships aren't any easier when you're famous.

Having her mother by her side as the family's adjusted to life in the spotlight also helped Michelle to cope with the pressure of her new role as first lady, as well as the huge change in her daughter's day-to-day routines.

To which her mom responded, "Yeah".


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