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Michelle Obama’s Side-Eye to John Boehner is Everything

While I was running the streets yesterday after Inauguration stuff, folks emailed me, tweeted me, and Facebooked me the same link over and over again. It was to this Gawker post with Michelle Obama’s reaction to John Boehner trying to talk to her during the lunch.

Michelle Obama Boehner side-eye gif

I. GAHTDAMB. LIVE. Madame FLOTUS! You better give that hating ass dude the best side-eye you got. I LOVE IT!

Chile, what did he say to her? Whatever it was, she wasn’t here for it. AT ALL. In fact, it’s clear that she’s not here for him in the least bit! She looked at that man like “Dawg. We not cool. Lemme ‘lone so I can eat this food in peace. I ain’t messing with you. NOT TODAYYY!!!”

Seriously. This is so awesome that the word awesome packed up its bags, went home, took a nap, got well rested and came back so it can assume its position properly. I love the First Lady. She is clearly not the one to be messed with and John Boehner isn’t on her husband’s team so she is Sweet Brown to his boolsheet small conversation. SHE AIN’T GOT TAHM FOR THAT!

This side-eye is so proper that I want to award Shellie’s eyes with a certificate of achievement, a Nobel Peace Prize for Shade, and an NAACP Award. The Speaker of the House got Shaded for his Life. YESSS!


So, did y’all get everything you need from this First Side-Eye? Did it fulfill your spirit like it did mine? Because I’m saying. This is hilarious.

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  1. PeachyKeen
    January 22, 2013 at 8:11 am

    Looks like she rolled her eyes at what ever Speaker Boehner said to her husband.

  2. Bukky
    January 22, 2013 at 8:11 am

    FLOTUS basically told Boehner to get his life with that side eye and head shake. And I LOVE it. Go’on Mrs. O!!

  3. Christie
    January 22, 2013 at 8:17 am

    Boner looks like he’s trying to yuk it up with the Prez and Lady Michelle wasn’t trying to get caught in the cross talk. That eye roll was everywhere yesterday and I support it.

  4. JC
    January 22, 2013 at 8:27 am

    LMAO @ “the First Side-Eye”. YAS.

    Do we know if FLOTUS has drag queens on her staff? Cause that’s a level of shade that normally comes with years of coaching. Then again, Mrs. O is from Chicago, so this certainly wasn’t her first time at the rodeo.

  5. Warrior11209
    January 22, 2013 at 8:37 am

    Loved it! FLOTUS was not even having anything of what bonehead was saying.

  6. January 22, 2013 at 8:37 am

    I bet I have watched this video 10000000 times and laughed every. single. time.

    I give that look to my husband and everyone on my FB feed almost all day long and could never do it that well.

    You know it is SO hard to be the FLOTUS and have to bite your tongue and play Betty Crocker Hostess Supreme at all times to these idiots.

  7. January 22, 2013 at 9:12 am

    Oh the SHADE!!! Michelle is the QUEEN of shade, ya hear me, the QUEEN!! I believe Madame Cameroon better take notes on how to shut shit down by just throwing an eye….

  8. janelfelice
    January 22, 2013 at 9:31 am

    I LIVE for FLOTUS side eye!! She is clearly teaching her daughters the art. Malia and Sasha were giving side-eye to everything and everyone present at the inauguration. Every time the camera panned past them, I cackled!

  9. DebbieBFlynChic
    January 22, 2013 at 9:36 am

    She IS Mrs. Robinson’s baby girl. Did you notice the FLOTUS’ mama’s quick side eye around the crowd whilst Mdme Myrlie was prayin, chile? Black Moms need no Homeland Security.

    • B Sanders
      January 22, 2013 at 2:31 pm

      Yes indeed! Nana Marian was like “Not on my watch.”

      As for ‘Chell, she is straight, no-chaser, without apology – the real deal. BOOM!

  10. Serenity
    January 22, 2013 at 9:44 am

    Yes… My First Family is bring back Negrosity BIG TIME!!!!

  11. January 22, 2013 at 9:54 am

    This FLAWESOMENESS (First Lady Awesomeness)

  12. January 22, 2013 at 11:01 am

    Yeah looks like he was talking to Obama, not her.

  13. nichole
    January 22, 2013 at 11:27 am

    There were a number of great moments yesterday (1-21-2013) and this was surely one of them.

    Whatever Boehner was saying to the President Michelle was not for it. Love it.

  14. Moji
    January 22, 2013 at 11:33 am

    Did you see the full video?! He had actually tapped her arm and the initial death stare was worse. She then removed her arm and placed it on the table like “Homie, get your shady ass paws off me!” iLive.

  15. Nicolettie
    January 22, 2013 at 11:45 am

    OMG! I thought I was the only one who saw that. She gave him SHADE the entire time! There was another instance when they were toasting to something and she totally by passed him. She gave me EVERYTHING!

  16. KemaB
    January 22, 2013 at 11:49 am

    I died….. Madame First lady was having absolutely none of Oompa Loompas butt kissing to her hubby. You can take the girl from Chitown but you can’t take the Chi out the girl. Our Flotus is awesome sauce.

  17. January 22, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Hilarious. Even the “first side eye” is on CNN! Check it out:


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  20. Cherrhea
    January 22, 2013 at 3:11 pm

    I believe it was just a Sista thing. We all know what we do wit our eyes. She was chowing done and probably wanted to shut-up while she ate. Hard to talk or respond to while your mouth is full.

  21. Trina
    January 22, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Im just going to leave this here. Its more of the video with limited sound.


  22. January 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm

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    January 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm

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  24. LadyLarke
    January 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm

    LOL yes!!! Chellie O carried the Stove Top Stuffing out that man!!! iLive!!!

  25. TeeNikki
    January 24, 2013 at 3:21 am

    This Royal Side Eye gave me so much life I jumped up with energy like that dude in the coma on the Pine-Sol commercial http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=r3WgcQMZJYc

    This is exactly why I could never bee in politics or marry someone in politics, cuz I face control issues, and I’d STAY in a gif LOL.

    This one has both eye rolls http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=whzfVtMEVKM

  26. michelle
    January 30, 2013 at 8:48 pm

    I want michelle to write a book about this side eye she gave after the president leaves office… I need this in my life

  27. […] See? The thing is that people forget Michelle Obama is from Chicago. You act a fool and she might embarrass you. Plus, she ain’t never scurred. Ellen tried it and got what she deserved. FLOTUS doesn’t have to keep taking the crap people hurl her way. Barack might need to be nice because he’s all leader of the free world game proper but Michelle ain’t the one in office. She has a limit and folks test it. Remember this epic side-eye she gave John Boehner on inauguration day? […]

  28. Manny
    October 20, 2013 at 10:41 am

    She knew from the beginning he wasn’t sh*t.

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