25 February 2013 11:36 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Surprise! No one will be shocked to learn that many didn’t like First Lady Michelle Obama’s satellite appearance at the Oscars last night. Obama, surrounded by military members, helped Jack Nicholson announce that Argo had won best picture. Nicholson remarked afterwards, “Well, nobody is going to mess around with that, are they?”

False. In no time at all, there were hateful tweets about the appearance and anger at conflating politics with Hollywood celebrity. The Washington Post wrote: “It is not enough that President Obama pops up at every sporting event in the nation. Now the first lady feels entitled, »


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