Michelle then posted the conversations to Instagram on Wednesday, in a post captioned: "When your mum doesn't think you're a "real" celebrity.Tonight in Phoenix, I shared this text thread from my mum from #Grammys night, and I just had to share it with all of you".
Mrs Obama made a surprise appearance on stage at the awards on February 10, alongside Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jennifer Lopez and host Alicia Keys. And when Obama later told her mother that "I Am A real star... by the way...", Robinson issued a single-word response: "Yeah".
Marian Robinson's text kept her daughter in check.
"No you did not", her mom wrote back. However, while she was the star of the show for many, her mother's text messages brought her down to earth. Music shows us that all of it matters - every story within every voice, every note within every song.
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"You wish you would've dressed my fat ass", the singer and songwriter told Access Hollywood , a comment apparently directed at the designers who wouldn't dress her.
'[I] was anxious about their safety, ' she added.
'You know, everyone would go there and just unload, you know?
Having her mother by her side as the family's adjusted to life in the spotlight also helped Michelle to cope with the pressure of her new role as first lady, as well as the huge change in her daughter's day-to-day routines.
Guess her mom is no different from ours, and most of us didn't even get to Harvard.
'When I traveled internationally, grandma was there.