September 25th, 2009
02:18 PM ET
9 years ago

Michelle Obama hosts spouses of World leaders at G20 summit


US First Lady Michelle Obama poses with other G20 leaders spouses at the Creative and Performing Arts school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on the sidelines of the G20 summit. (PHOTO CREDITS: Getty Images)

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  1. A.B.

    First Lady Michelle Obama is very popular these days!! She makes President Obama and the American people look good.

    YOU GO GIRL!!!

    September 25, 2009 02:25 pm at 2:25 pm |
  2. Nomoreteabaggers

    Mrs. Obama is lovely and she'll do a great job hosting.

    September 25, 2009 02:26 pm at 2:26 pm |
  3. Pepou

    Michelle is the fairest of all.

    September 25, 2009 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  4. SFH

    Where is Mr. ____, spouse of President _____...?

    Oh ... nevermind.

    September 25, 2009 02:28 pm at 2:28 pm |
  5. zvo24

    Which one is Angela Merkel's wife?

    September 25, 2009 02:30 pm at 2:30 pm |
  6. Carlos

    Boy for their husbands to be powerful men they are some ugly women.

    September 25, 2009 02:30 pm at 2:30 pm |
  7. Mama_Bear

    Finally we see the women behind the leaders of world governments, and a brain trust that probably defies definition. . . .

    September 25, 2009 02:31 pm at 2:31 pm |
  8. kate (KS)

    Who could be a more lovely, smart, brillant hostess than Michelle. So proud of our First Lady...she is real!!

    September 25, 2009 02:33 pm at 2:33 pm |
  9. Bob in Pa

    Wouldn't have been great if Hillary were president and Bill had to host the spouses.

    September 25, 2009 02:34 pm at 2:34 pm |
  10. D, Dowd

    ... but how come there's 22 spouses in the picture? Is there a polygamist in the G-20?

    September 25, 2009 02:35 pm at 2:35 pm |
  11. Frank Stello

    They all need to be on the 'What not to wear' surprise makeover show.

    September 25, 2009 02:35 pm at 2:35 pm |
  12. Jennifer Huang

    Mrs. Obama look like a giant.

    September 25, 2009 02:37 pm at 2:37 pm |
  13. Cindy from NC


    September 25, 2009 02:37 pm at 2:37 pm |
  14. Jenny

    Where are the fashion police when you need them?

    September 25, 2009 02:38 pm at 2:38 pm |
  15. Stephen

    What a graceful lady! I must say that despite what the naysayers say, our President and first lady are doing a fine job. No one said it would be easy but I can see success on the horizon. All I ask is that we be patient and give our President the space he needs to succeed. If we support our President, our enemies will worry and will have to respond. Let us not be divided for cheap political gains.

    September 25, 2009 02:39 pm at 2:39 pm |
  16. zap01

    Wow! Nice photo. I'll let the bloggers go ahead and throw in their propaganda now.

    September 25, 2009 02:43 pm at 2:43 pm |
  17. Eleanore

    The ladies are BEAUTIFUL! I hope they had a nice time!

    September 25, 2009 02:45 pm at 2:45 pm |
  18. Anonymous

    Where are the guys?

    September 25, 2009 02:45 pm at 2:45 pm |
  19. Julia from North Carolina

    It just doesn't get any better or finer.

    September 25, 2009 02:46 pm at 2:46 pm |
  20. A Democrat of 51 years who has finally got smart to their follishness.

    Now if they can get their spouses to back the hades off and let them run the country we won't have anymore problems. Ad this is from a man who is tired of all the ignorant nonsense out off the men who think their so proper and correct. Only if it benefits them and the people can go to the devil.

    September 25, 2009 02:49 pm at 2:49 pm |
  21. white female

    Good Job, First Lady Obama. It's so nice to see smiles and laughter.
    Oh how I pray this country get back on the right track, enough already with the hate and fighting.
    Now, if only this country could stop the hating., and blocking of everything this New President is doing,
    "No weapons form shall prosper aganist this President and his admin. when they learn this rule they will see changes and ask for healing among the people of this great nation.
    Wake up people the world is passing you by, get on the train it will not stop, or wait for the ones who know not what is taking place (2009).
    Not 1809.

    September 25, 2009 02:51 pm at 2:51 pm |
  22. Samuel

    Where is the spouse of the German Chancellor

    September 25, 2009 02:56 pm at 2:56 pm |
  23. Island girl

    Michelle is literally standing tall.

    September 25, 2009 02:57 pm at 2:57 pm |
  24. Blehn

    Where is Merkel's husband?

    September 25, 2009 02:59 pm at 2:59 pm |
  25. Buffalo Bill

    Wouldn't the taller members of the group normally be situated at the ends of the rows, while the "height challenged" members are placed in the center? Not to nitpick, but if I didn't know better, I might jump to the conclusion that the tall gal in the center of the photo (partially blocking the view of the gal behind her), might have "politely requested" her positioning.

    September 25, 2009 03:02 pm at 3:02 pm |
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