Michelle Obama on Barack as a sex symbol: "It’s OK”

"He's got a little swag, you know," said the first lady

By Prachi Gupta

Published April 3, 2013 3:54PM (EDT)

The coolest presidential couple keeps getting cooler and cooler. When Entertainment Tonight asked Michelle Obama what it is like to be married to a sex symbol, the first lady didn't shy away. She said, "He's got a little swag, you know? That's OK."

"I mean, I'm proud of him. He's a stylish, I think, man who is healthy and he's smart and he's passionate and he's inspiring. And who wouldn't fall in love with that, you know? It's OK," she said.

Prachi Gupta

Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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