Michelle Obama Reveals Her Career Plans Following Her Role As First Lady

"I'm not done! I'm too young to stop!"


by Danielle Fowler |
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The first question that sprung to mind when we heard that Michelle had spoken out about her next career move was, ‘Will she be First Lady of Playlists at Spotify?' Let's not forget that it was only recently revealed that the music giant had invited Barack Obama to join the company when he steps down as President of the United States on 20 January...

But it turns out she has other plans. Over the past eight years in office, the First Lady has committed her efforts to helping promote a healthier lifestyle in schools with initiatives ‘Let’s Move’ and ‘Reach Higher’, alongside her work as an advocate for girl’s education with her campaign, ‘Let Girls Learn’.

And it turns out that despite leaving the White House next Friday, Michelle plans to continue her philanthropic endeavours. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the First Lady discussed her career ambitions post-flotus.

Michelle Obama discusses her next career move with Jimmy Fallon ©Getty

She told Fallon, "We've made plans for the continuation of all the work that we're doing. I will continue to stay involved in these issues for as long as I live.”

She continued: "I didn't take these on because I was First Lady, I took them on because they meant something to me. The fact that we have already made huge strides to improve the health of our kids through the school-lunch programme is great. I hope it does not get touched because it makes sense and we have to keep doing things that make sense for our future.”

Michelle vows to support Trump's administration following her role as First Lady ©Getty

Michelle also made it clear that the First Family fully support Trump’s upcoming inauguration and will be on hand to offer any advice they may seek.

"I will be available, particularly to Melania and Ivanka or whoever wants advice, so that they can get through this thing healthily – which I think they can with the help of this nation. We'll be there to help them as much as they want our help."

This offer of support comes after it was revealed how the Bush sisters were on hand to help Malia and Sasha during their time in the White House. Their support was widely recognised a few days ago, when the Bush twins penned a touching open letter to Obama’s daughters.

One thing's for sure, we’ll be sad to see Michelle go.

You can watch the full interview below:

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