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Issa Rae Productions Presents 'The Michelle Obama Diaries'

Shadow and Act By Jai Tiggett | Shadow and Act October 22, 2012 at 6:07PM

Here's the latest in the ever-expanding pool of online content from the Awkward Black Girl. 
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Michelle Obama Diaries

Here's the latest in the ever-expanding pool of online content from the Awkward Black Girl. 

On the heels of the U.S. Presidential debates, Issa Rae Productions presents a project taking a guess at what the First Lady is like behind closed doors. Filmed as a mockumentary featuring "never-before-seen-footage," the first installment of The Michelle Obama Diaries was recently released as a pilot, so presumably more episodes are on the way.

The project is executive produced by Rae and Yakira Chambers (who also stars as Mrs. Obama), produced by Chika Chukudebelu, directed by Tani Ikeda, and written by Benjamin Cory Jones and Lena Waithe.

Find the first episode below.

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