Former First Lady and perennial liberal famous person Michelle Obama helped to open the 61st Annual Grammy Awards airing on CBS February 10. Host Alicia Keys launched her pals as they got here on stage to pay homage to their love of music.
Lady Gaga, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jennifer Lopez accompanied Mrs. Obama. Michelle, from the south facet of Chicago, spoke of her lifelong love of music. There wasn’t something particular in what she mentioned however the viewers went nuts on the mere sight of her and remained standing all through her time on stage.
Michelle Obama: From the Motown information I wore out on the south side–
(cheers and applause)
Alicia Keys: All proper, all proper, we acquired a present to do.
Michelle Obama: From the Motown information I wore out on the south facet to the who run the world songs that fueled me by way of this final decade, music has at all times helped me inform my story. And I do know that is true for everyone right here. Whether we like nation or rap or rock, music helps us share ourselves, our dignity and sorrows, our hopes and joys. It permits us to listen to each other, to ask one another in. Music reveals us that every one of it issues, each story inside each voice, each word inside each tune. , Is that proper, girls?
A giant a part of friendship is displaying up on your ladies—that’s why I used to be thrilled to be there for the one and solely @aliciakeys on the #GRAMMYs. She is among the most real and considerate individuals I do know—there’s nobody higher to assist us all rejoice the unifying energy of music! pic.twitter.com/8cMhTmsClA
— Michelle Obama (@MichelleObama) February 11, 2019
Though not part of the common broadcast, there was some pro-Trump apparel on the Red Carpet. Latina singer Joy Villa wore a pro-Trump robe on the Red Carpet, as is her behavior. Her purse sported the Make America Great Again emblem and the sample of her costume was of a wall and it learn “Build the Wall.” She posted images of her costume on Twitter saying, “I don’t care what anybody thinks. I 100% assist the wall & our President @actualDonaldTrump. Do you need extra medicine introduced in? (70% of heroin from Mexico) More unlawful girls getting sexually assaulted (1 in 3)? More youngsters being trafficked? (Thousands a yr) as a result of I DO NOT!”
I don’t care what anybody thinks. I 100% assist the wall & our President @realDonaldTrump. Do you need extra medicine introduced in? (70% of heroin from Mexico) More unlawful girls getting sexually assaulted (1 in 3)? More youngsters being trafficked? (Thousands a yr) as a result of I DO NOT! pic.twitter.com/ErdOJhD5IN
— Joy Villa (@Joy_Villa) February 11, 2019
Rebel, a glam rock artist and large Trump supporter sported a Keep America Great and Trump 2020 jacket.
— USA TODAY Life (@usatodaylife) February 10, 2019
Thankfully, the Grammys broadcast was in any other case politics-free. No rambling liberal screeds towards President Trump or Republicans basically. Maybe Hollywood and the leisure enterprise is lastly understanding that common Americans don’t tune into awards reveals for political sizzling takes. I received’t maintain my breath that the remainder of awards season goes as easily.