Michelle Obama Reveals How Queen Elizabeth Really Feels About the Royal Protocol

Hannah Rogers
December 5, 2018

Mrs Obama's advice comes as Meghan's estranged father Thomas Markle was said to be appalled at the negativity now surrounding her.

The former USA first lady, who's now touring with her memoir in the United Kingdom, has spilled some details about her encounters with the British monarch.

"Marriage still ain't equal y'all, it ain't equal".

She said in London on Monday: "I still have a little impostor syndrome, it never goes away, that you're actually listening to me". "That's a lie. And it's not always enough to lean in, because that s**t doesn't work all the time".

Michelle Obama has criticised the "lean in" strategy advocated by Facebook's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, as insufficient for women trying to excel in their careers. "Let's emphasis that", she said, nodding in agreement to Chimamanda's mantra that love shouldn't have to be painful.

Mrs Obama said: "Change is not a straight line". She then repeated her assessment, sans the profanity. "But sometimes that stuff doesn't work".

"So oftentimes it's not equal".

"When you're the first of anything, the bar feels higher".

The beloved USA dignitary and two-time Ivy League graduate is in the middle of her wildly popular national book tour for Becoming at the sold-out Barclays Center in NY.

On Twitter, some took offense to Obama's use of a curse word.

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She noted that many young people and adult men were being left behind and others still only get tested after becoming ill. Human rights, including the right to health, must be upheld at all costs to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.

And she revealed that she was proud of the way her daughters had coped with being in the White House. "I find great hope in this generation of young women". She felt nervous about accidentally breaking the protocol rules, but the monarch eased her concerns with only one phrase.

Obama quickly cut herself off and apologized to the room for getting too comfortable onstage.

Obama also discussed techniques she's learned to be more approachable.

"And it was a threat to not just white men but to women because some of my first critics came from women journalists who accused me of emasculating my husband".

The advice for women to lean in has been criticized before.

While she is keenly aware of the trials and tribulations teenage girls face, she believes young women today have more advantages. We who have made it to the top, or are striving to get there, are essentially saying to the women in the generation behind us: 'What's the matter with you?'

According to the BBC, Obama said that the feeling is a common one, and that she wanted to talk about it to make them feel less alone and more confident.

"It did not really sink in that it was her", 11-year-old Emma said. "We are stuck at less than 6 percent of the Fortune 500 CEO jobs and their equivalent in nearly every country in the world".

The pair also discussed the current political situation in the USA and the idea of progress in civil rights. "It's usually men who make it risky for us", she said according to Hello Giggles.

"People are like, 'Oh, why'd she talk about marriage counseling?' I'm like, 'Duh.' Marriage is hard, you know", she told the crowd. "What do you think, honey, should I roll up my sleeves?" Part of it is having that aspiration and that goal. Are we too sensitive or petty to be focusing on the former first lady's slip of the tongue?

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