Michelle Obama news: Ex-FLOTUS posts snap with special man on her arm – 'Love this guy!'

The former First Lady is always spotted among famous celebrities all around the world – and this week was no exception. Michelle – who was spotted wearing a bright yellow and diamante dress with a plunge neckline – was snapped with another famous person on her arm.

his time, it was no one other than Lin-Manuel Miranda, an American composer, singer, actor, playwright and producer who is known for creating and starring in Broadway musicals, ‘In the Heights’ and ‘Hamilton’.

Michelle described Mr Miranda as a “good friend” of hers as she presented him with a prestigious award.

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Mr Miranda was being presented with the ‘Portrait of a Nation Prize’ which “reflects the mission of the National Portrait Gallery as handed down by Congress in 1962 by having made an impact on America’s history and culture”, according to Kim Sajet, the director of Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

Michelle accompanied her Twitter post with a caption where she complimented her friend.

She said: “So proud to present the Portrait of a Nation Prize to my good friend, Lin-Manuel.

“Love this guy — with his melodies, rhymes, and nonstop energy, he’s painted as honest a portrait of our country as I’ve ever seen, lifting folks up through his work onstage and off.”

Fans of Michelle’s took to Twitter to congratulate the pair and compliment her on her dress and make-up.

One user said: “Two national treasures.”

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One user said: “Please run for President! The majority love and respect you!”

Mr Miranda also retweeted Michelle’s tweet with the hashtags ‘More tomorrow’.

One fan commented on Mr Miranda’s post saying that once you meet Michelle “you know you’ve made it”.

Tori said: “You know you’ve REALLY made it when Michelle Obama calls you her good friend – can’t wait to hear more about this.”

It comes as Michelle received more social media support recently for her post on Instagram.

Michelle shared a video from the Obama Foundation Summit.

She met with people from the Girls Opportunity Alliance one of the programs run by the Foundation.

The alliance says it seeks to empower adolescent girls through education.

Before becoming First Lady, Michelle attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School.

She had a career as an attorney at a Chicago Law firm called Sidley & Austin, where she also met her husband Barack Obama.

source: express.co.uk