Michelle Obama & Barack Obama (PHOTO: Getty/Gallo)
Former US first
lady Michelle Obama has dished how hubby Barack popped the question during an
American talk-show host Stephen Colbert during an interview on his show,
Michelle revealed she and the former prez went out for a celebratory dinner
when Barack initiated one of their usual arguments on marriage.
like ‘You know, let’s talk about this marriage thing’ and then he got me revved
up,” explained Michelle, who is currently on a publicity
tour for her memoir, Becoming.
“He picks a
fight and so I deliver because I too am a lawyer and I have my points to be
made. So I was in full making-my-point mode. I was like, ‘Three and A and if
you think and dah-dah-dah’.”
As she was explaining
why she thought marriage was important a waiter came out with a little box. “By
then dessert was coming out and the waiter put a platter in front of me with a
little box with a ring on it. In the middle of the argument,” she recalled.
full clip of Michelle talking about Barack’s proposal below.