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Issa Rae Productions Presents 'The Michelle Obama Diaries'

by Jai Tiggett
October 22, 2012 6:07 PM
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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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  • M. | October 23, 2012 4:59 PMReply

    "Kerry Washington's lip everything." LMAO. It's funny 'cause it's true.

  • starry118 | October 23, 2012 1:24 PMReply

    Funny...I'll be watching.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | October 23, 2012 1:03 PMReply

    I wrote a spec episode for the show but I never heard back about whether they liked it or not. I hope they're still in need of writers for the show because I love the idea -- lots of opportunities for candid comedy!

  • ojie king | October 23, 2012 12:51 PMReply

    I love the " make sure they dont get here till 2016". Funny! I'll keep watching.

  • starry118 | October 23, 2012 1:26 PM

    I love that part too!

  • Carl | October 23, 2012 2:25 AMReply


  • JMac | October 22, 2012 9:20 PMReply

    It's aight

  • ALM | October 22, 2012 8:45 PMReply

    It had some cute moments, but I hope future episodes are funnier and focus less on their "relations".

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