Michelle Obama was 50 yesterday and President Barack Obama will be feting his redoubtable First Lady tonight with a party that will give them the chance to let their hair down and forget their troubles for a few hours.
After all, the last time they were pictured together — at Nelson Mandela’s memorial — the First Lady was looking none too pleased as the her husband posed for a ‘selfie’ photograph with the leggy blonde Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt. , the National Enquirer claims their 21-year marriage has dissolved in a string of ugly fights that were prompted by the Mandela memorial incident and — far more outrageously — Mrs Obama’s discovery that Secret Service bodyguards had been covering up infidelity on her husband’s part.
At the time, Mrs Obama had only recently become a mother — their daughters Malia and Sasha are now 15 and 12. But she was in no mood to offer him sympathy,’ wrote Klein, who claimed Michelle’s friends told him she had even drawn up divorce papers.‘He had dashed Michelle’s hopes of creating a stable and secure future,’ he wrote.
And it's not just because rules your mother may have passed on are outdated; some may be downright damaging.
Undoubtedly, we’ve all heard something along the lines of “the divorce rate is so high in America! Or does it involve the emergence of greater independence in women?
Is romantic love, which is seen by Westerners as the only proper basis for marriage, just not a fundamental enough glue?
The lips part perfectly to reveal your pearly whites.
As you wait in immeasurable anticipation, your mother approaches you in tears.