In her memoirs, Michelle Obama confesses her difficulties in getting pregnant, her disinterest in politics and the impossibility for the former First Lady to forgive Donald Trump's controversy over her husband's citizenship, according to excerpts from her book. In "Becoming", to be released Tuesday, November 13, the Chicago native is surprised that so many American women voted for the "misogynist" Trump, rather than Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Michelle Obama, 54, does not hide the shock when she heard the recording of Donald Trump in which he boasted of being able to "catch women by the cat". She then evokes her "body (which) was shaking with anger". The most striking excerpt in these attacks in rule against the tenant of the White House? She will never "forgive" the controversy over her husband's birthplace.
The New York billionaire is one of those who has repeatedly suggested that the former Chicago senator was born in Kenya and not in the United States. One way to question the legitimacy of the mandate of President Obama, the supreme function is reserved for people born on American soil. It was "crazy and petty, of course, sectarianism and xenophobia are barely hidden", tackles the first black "First Lady" of American history.
"And if someone unstable had loaded a gun and came to Washington and if that person had attacked our girls?", She accuses, in first excerpts released Friday by the channel ABC and the Washington Post. "Donald Trump, with his noisy and irresponsible insinuations, has endangered my family, and for that I will never forgive him."
The answer of the Republican President was not slow. "Michelle Obama has been very expensive to write a book and they always insist that you leave the polemics," he told reporters before flying to France for the commemoration of the centenary of the end of World War I.
In her 426-page memoirs, the lawyer also deals with her intimate life, evoking her miscarriage twenty years ago. "It was as if I had failed, I did not know that miscarriages were so frequent because we do not talk about it," said the fifties, in excerpts from an interview on ABC for present his work. "We are confronted with our own pain, thinking in a certain way that we are broken."
And the wife of the 44th President of the United States adds: "This is one of the reasons why I think it's important to tell young mothers that miscarriages are happening." In her book, she also tells that their two daughters, Malia, 20, and Sasha, 17, were born thanks to in vitro fertilization. "The biological clock is real", "because the production of eggs is limited," she told ABC. "I realized when I was 34 and 35. We needed to use in vitro fertilization."
His marriage has not always been a long calm river, contrary to the image of perfect couple conveyed by the Obama. The former First Lady reveals having a couple therapy with her husband. "I know a lot of troubled young couples who think that somehow there is something wrong with them, and I want them to know that Michelle and Barack Obama, who have a phenomenal marriage and who love each other, we work on our couple, "she said in the excerpt of the interview to ABC to be broadcast Sunday.
On the other hand, little chance of seeing a Michelle Obama president. "I've never been a fan of politics, and my experience over the last ten years has not done much to change that, and I continue to be disheartened by nastiness," she wrote in her memoirs. that start. Michelle Obama, who still lives in Washington, has made an appointment at her home in Chicago, for the official launch of his book, Tuesday, November 13.