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First Lady Michelle Obama Leads 14,000 In Dance Celebrating The Let’s Move Campaign!

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It’s official: Michelle Obama can move.

She’s danced to promote iCarly, relishes grooving in public at any given opportunity – much to the chagrin of her daughters who, Mrs Obama told CBS, are embarrassed by their mother’s moves – and is no stranger to the stage.

The First Lady today once again proved she can shake her thing, leading an entire arena in a dance to celebrate the second anniversary of her campaign to lower childhood obesity in the U.S.

Do the Interlude: The First Lady today once again proved she can shake her thing, leading an entire arena in a dance to celebrate the second anniversary of her campaign to lower childhood obesity in the U.S.

The birthday tour of her Let’s Move! initiative kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa, where a raucous crowd of 14,000 joined the 48-year-old in dancing the Interlude.

Though a starring role in Glee may not be a likely option for the potential showbiz talent, Mrs Obama’s moves of late certainly give the impression that she is auditioning for a coveted part in the Fox hit musical show.

Shake it like you just don’t care: The birthday tour of her Let’s Move! initiative kicked off in Des Moines, Iowa, where a raucous crowd of 14,000 joined the 48-year-old in dancing the Interlude

Throwing shapes: The First Lady seems to relish dancing in public – though we doubt a career in showbiz is on the cards. She last month told CBS that her daughters are embarrassed by her dancing

The University of Northern Iowa Interlude Dance routine has become a YouTube sensation, and the First Lady was more than happy to back her claim that she is ‘pretty much willing to make a complete fool out of [her]self to get our kids moving’, as she told a keynote audience last November.

Joined by Rob Harper of Biggest Loser and sports stars including ice-skater Michelle Kwan, gymnast Shawn Johnson and WNBA player Tamika Catchings at the Wells Fargo Arena, she waved her arms in the air, swung her hips and showed the screaming youngsters how the far-from-complicated dance is done.

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