Michelle Obama shares text exchange with mom from Grammys night

Ruben Ruiz
February 13, 2019

Obama joined host Alicia Keys on stage at the beginning of Sunday's award show, along with Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga and Jada Pinkett Smith.

Michelle shared screenshots of her conversation with her mother, Marian Shields Robinson, on Instagram and wrote: "When your mom doesn't think you're a "real" celebrity..."

That even applies to someone like Michelle Obama, former First Lady and all-around powerful role model and activist, political icon, best-selling author, mother, and wife.

"I guess you were a hit at the Grammys", the first text from Robinson read.

So while the audience in attendance cheered Obama as she spoke and applauded after she had finished, her mother was more interested in whether her daughter had met any "real celebrity" at the event!

Turns out, Obama's famously low-key mum nearly forgot she was on the show at all and was more interested in hearing about whether she met any "real stars".

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Obama replied with laughing emojis, writing, "I thought I told you". Tonight in Phoenix, I shared this text thread from my mom from #Grammys night, and I just had to share it with all of you. I just had to share it with all of you.

'Music shows us that all of it matters, every story, every voice, every note, in every song.

Revisit Obama's Grammys appearance below.

Robinson lived at the White House with her daughter during her son-in-law's tenure as president. Grandma's room was like the confessional, ' Michelle recalled.

"Yeah", her mom responded.

'Well, Mom would ride in the vehicle with her to make it feel like a regular carpool'.

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