Beyonce lends star power to Michelle Obama's initiative
April 11th, 2011
05:46 PM ET
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Beyonce lends star power to Michelle Obama's initiative

Washington (CNN) – First lady Michelle Obama's efforts to eliminate childhood obesity through her Let's Move initiative are getting a big boost by Beyonce. The Grammy-award winning pop star is releasing "Let's Move! Flash Workout" a video re-written with new words to her hit song "Get Me Bodied," the press office for the first lady confirmed to CNN.

The new video is set for release May 3rd at a "dance-in" at middle schools across the country. A preview is now posted on YouTube and shows Beyonce dancing at a school with kids. The pop star opens the video by saying her intent is to "promote the benefits of healthy eating and exercise, but what we want to do is make it fun."

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  1. T'sah from Virginia

    Thank you Beyonce!!! Other celebs should join in because this is a battle we need to conquer!!! GO MICHELLE!!!

    April 11, 2011 07:56 pm at 7:56 pm |