Michelle Obama said she sobbed uncontrollably for 30 minutes right after leaving the White House on Trump’s inauguration day

From left, first lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama, and former First Lady Michelle Obama speak on the steps of the Capitol. The Obamas are preparing to leave Washington following Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president. January 20, 2017 (Friday) USA

First Lady Melania Trump, President Donald Trump, Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama speak on the steps of the Capitol after Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017.Bill Clark/CQ roll call

  • Michelle Obama said she cried uncontrollably in Air Force One on the day of Trump’s inauguration.

  • Obama said he cried because “that’s what we’ve had for eight years together.”

  • This was after the Obamas left the White House in 2017, on the day of Trump’s inauguration.

First Lady Michelle Obama says she cried uncontrollably the last time she boarded Air Force One on January 20, 2017.

In a clip for “Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast,” Obama described her experience at the inauguration of former President Donald Trump.Podcast audio clip preview Released on Soundcloud on monday.

“I cried for 30 minutes when the door closed. We had it all the way through eight years, so it was a straight, uncontrollable sob.” Joint Base Andrews.

Obama also spoke about having to attend the inauguration of then-president-elect Trump.

“There were tears, there were those emotions. But when you sat on that stage and saw the opposite of what we exhibited, there was no diversity, there was no color on that stage.” Obama said, “It didn’t reflect the wider meaning of America.”

“And a lot of people took pictures of me and said, ‘Were you in a bad mood?’ No, I wasn’t! We had to get it together,” Obama added.

President Obama, July 2019 said in an interview CBS host Gayle King said it was “a lot emotional” to have to attend Trump’s inauguration as one of the few people of color.

Four years after taking office, Trump became one of the few presidents to skip the inauguration of his successor.he Leaving the White House on the morning of January 20, 2021, Board Marine One and travel to Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida.

A representative for Obama did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.

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