Michelle Obama Reveals The Truth About 'Leaning In': 'That S**t Doesn't Work'
Dec 05 2018
"And it's not always enough to lean in, because that s*** doesn't work all the time, '" Obama said speaking about how to fuse equality and respect work in the workplace.
Having heard Mrs Obama speak first time round, Winnie - now an inventor and chemistry graduate working with a materials firm - was compelled to return to EGA today to help out.
Nope. "That whole "so you can have it all"?"
"Like me, Meghan probably never dreamt that she'd have a life like this, and the pressure you feel-from yourself and from others-can sometimes feel like a lot", Obama said.
"Marriage still ain't equal, y'all", Mrs. Obama told some 19,000 audience members on Saturday.
"The real Obama finally shows her nasty self", said Twitter user Lloyd Johnson.
Obama quickly apologised for swearing, New York Magazine reported. 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?' You give me a sense of comfort because being first lady wasn't the easiest job in the world but I got strength from you, so thank you all for that, thanks for giving me that'. "It is hard. I love my husband, and we have a great marriage, and we've had a great marriage, but marriage is hard work". "But sometimes that stuff doesn't work". "The question I used to ask myself and still continue to ask myself is, 'Am I good enough?' That haunts us because the messages that are sent from the time when we're little are, 'Maybe we're not.' Don't push too hard, don't talk too loud..." she said.
Cellphone cameras were recording as she realized what she'd said.
Obama confessed to facing numerous hurdles and confronting teachers who "underestimated me at every step".
Speaking to author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her autobiographyBecoming at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, Mrs Obama also recalled the controversy she caused when she touched the Queen on the back during another visit. "Kids are an interrupter; they mess it all up".
"I was told: "I don't think you are Princeton material". "And it doesn't always look like physical abuse". During the public talk in the United Kingdom, she also reminisced about her school years, when she was slammed for talking "like she was white". Then there are the deep cuts that involve abuse, rape, and sexual assault.
"I still feel that at some level I have something to prove because of the colour of my skin, because of the shape of my body ... who knows how people are judging me".
"I grew up in safety and security". "If I had anxious about who liked me and who thought I was cute when I was your age, I wouldn't be married to the president of the United States".