Michelle Obama Reads From Her Forthcoming Memoir 'Becoming'

Ruben Ruiz
November 12, 2018

Michelle Obama also writes about her reaction to Trump being elected president and her thoughts while she was watching his inauguration, writing, "I will always wonder about what led so many women, in particular, to reject an exceptionally qualified female candidate and instead choose a misogynist as their president".

Trump suggested Obama was not born in the US but on foreign soil - his father was Kenyan. It was there. It still is. It describes her feelings around the miscarriage and the Attempts to become pregnant.

"I mean, my grandparents, you know, lived through segregation", she continued.

Realising her biological clock was ticking the couple used vitro fertilisation for both daughters, Malia and Sasha. We had to do IVF. "I think it's the worst thing that we do to each other as women, not share the truth about our bodies and how they work and how they don't work".

And the campaigner also shared how she and her husband had undergone marriage counseling after their relationship hit a rocky patch. I need to put it out there for myself so that I can heal from it. I started asking for help, not just from him, but from other people. "I stopped even trying to smile".

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It is one of the most awaited books about U.S. politics in years, and Obama does not mince words about her husband's successor - and his involvement in promoting the idea that Barack Obama was born overseas. "Wait, wait, people. This isn't who I am'". But Mrs. Obama defied her exalted status in the annals of history by cultivating an image of a modern woman with whom many Americans would like to sip wine and chat.

And when Roberts asked about the current president and how he compares to the "no drama Obama" administration, the former first lady replied by saying that the commander in chief needs to have discipline, and read, and be knowledgable.

But it's her deeply personal account of her marriage to the future president that shed new light on the Ivy League-educated couple's early struggle with issues of family, ambition and public life. But voters make those decisions.

"We're not going to be able to solve our problems if we get distracted by sideshows and carnival barkers", President Obama lectured the press.

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