Michelle Obama surprised more people aren't open about marriage therapy

The palace refused to let her use air fresheners to make the 15th century chapel “less musty”

The palace refused to let her use air fresheners to make the 15th century chapel “less musty”

"Barack and I say that's why they make 'em cute-'cause if they weren't cute, you'd just leave 'em in a basket".

"In terms of women in leadership roles, we are not better off", she said, noting that women occupied less than 6 percent of Fortune 500 CEO jobs and their global equivalents, and the number of countries run by women had decreased. Although the girls spent their teenage years in the White House, Michelle points out that they still faced numerous same experiences she did growing up. "I know there's #relationshipgoals out there".

It's been a huge year for Meghan, after her royal wedding in May the 37-year-old launched her first solo project within a few months, supporting a charity cookbook in collaboration with the Hubb Community Kitchen - a group of women whose area was affected was by the Grenfell Tower fire.

"Despite waiting in the rain for an hour to get into the Barclays Center, I was just in the same room as @MichelleObama and she accidentally said "shit" and it was awesome and my life has been forever changed", one user wrote. 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?' "I go downstairs and open the cabinet in my own kitchen - which you don't do in the White House because there's always somebody there going, 'Let me get that".

"I still feel at some level I have something to prove because of the colour of my skin, the shape of my body", she said.

Obama admitted that she thought in many ways things were harder for young women today, but said that they were not held back by "societal belief that girls and boys can't do the same thing", as her generation was.

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It shocked me the other day when Jeff Stelling said on Soccer Saturday that Burnley were the favourites for relegation. And I have no problem, how we all do, to make mistakes. "Very intense game and obviously a much nicer finish for us".

Anthony, 25, is now a senior analyst at a business intelligence company and told the Press Association it was "amazing" to meet the former First Lady again.

Discussing the book with author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, she said she is surprised more people do not want to be open about seeking help.

Her advice to the Duchess of Sussex is simple: don't rush.

"When I was walking here I saw you have framed all the letters [sent by Mrs Obama to the school] and nearly broke down". Cheese toast. And then I took my toast and I walked out into my backyard.

She told them: "We as women don't have the luxury of tearing each other down, there are enough barriers out there". "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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