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Did You Know That For 8 Years The President Wore The Same Tux And The Same Shoes?

Michelle Obama talks about the clothing double standards she faced while living in the White House.

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While at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on Tuesday, Michelle Obama talked about women in STEM.

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But while also addressing that we need more of them, she also addressed a major double standard she faced in the White House.

She mentioned while president Barack Obama, pretty much always wore THE SAME tuxedo and shoes to all formal events for the past eight years.

But to Michelle’s point: could you ever imagine the first lady doing that?

At the conference she said:

“Now, people take pictures of the shoes I wear, the bracelets, the necklace—they didn’t comment that for eight years he wore the same tux, same shoes.”

She also went on to say:

“And he was proud of it too. He’s like, ‘Mmm, I’m ready. I’m ready in 10 minutes. How long did it take you?’ I’m like, ‘Get out of here.'”

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