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2014-10-16 15:00
Michelle Obama

Washington - The US first lady Michelle Obama created awareness for her anti-obesity campaign in the best way possible - she danced with a turnip!

In a short video message, Obama holds up a turnip, asks "Turnip for what?" and then sways and nods her head to the hypnotic hip hop tune of Turn Down for What by DJ Snake and Lil Jon.

The brief video clip quickly went viral, with more than 8.4 million views on Vine on Wednesday.

It all started in an #AskTheFirstLady segment via Twitter when Iman Crosson, who impersonated President Barack Obama, asked Michelle a question:

The first lady responded with the video, posted both on Vine and Twitter.

Michelle started the #AskTheFirstLady initiative for her campaign "Let's Move!" which is a programme devoted to getting American kids to eat healthier and to be more active.

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