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When Michelle Obama appeared on screen at the 85th Annual Academy Awards to present the Oscar for Best Picture, many were shocked that she was able to be part of Hollywood's Biggest Night. But thanks to a little movie magic, the producers of Argo - Ben Affleck, George Clooney and Grant Heslov - were given their Award by the First Lady herself. Here's how it became Oscar history: According to The Hollywood Reporter, having the First Lady, 49, present Best Picture from the White House was all movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's daughter's idea. Once the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron were on board, »


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