Beyoncé Tells The World To Bow Down For Michelle Obama's 55th Birthday
January 17, 2019 at 6:25 pm
Michelle Obama's birthday ought to be a national holiday, and Beyoncé has kindly reminded us to treat it as such. Queen Bey posted an Instagram tribute to Obama in honor of the day she was born, January 17, 1964.
The post features a black-and-white photo of the former FLOTUS as a child, with the words "Bow Down" written across the image in pink.
HuffPost reports some fans hoped the post was an album announcement. Beyoncé, however, did not respond to the speculations. The words emblazoned across the photo come from a song on her self-titled fifth solo album, "Bow Down/I Been On."
Mrs. Carter wasn't the only one to shoutout the former FLOTUS for her birthday. Her hubby, Barack Obama, also shared an Instagram post honoring his wife.
"I knew it way back then and I’m absolutely convinced of it today — you’re one of a kind, @MichelleObama. Happy Birthday," the caption read.
The mother of two has a lot to celebrate on her 55th birthday. According to Business Insider, Obama's memoir Becoming has already broken the record set by Fifty Shades of Grey as the book with the longest run at the top Amazon best-seller list.
Other celebs and politicians also took to social media to share some birthday love:
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 17, 2019
— Robin Thede (@robinthede) January 17, 2019
Happy Birthday to a living breathing inspiration for inevitable change. @MichelleObama
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) January 17, 2019
— Debbie Allen (@msdebbieallen) January 17, 2019
Happy Birthday, @MichelleObama ????????????????????. What an extraordinary journey your life has been, and will continue to be. The quintessential American story. Thank you for being an extraordinary role model for us all. I am so proud of you, my dear friend.
— Valerie Jarrett (@ValerieJarrett) January 17, 2019
— Rep. Terri A. Sewell (@RepTerriSewell) January 17, 2019
Happy Birthday, Michelle!
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