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June 5th, 2013
09:34 PM ET

First Lady goes face-to-face with a heckler

First Lady Michelle Obama went face-to-face with a heckler Tuesday. The confrontation unfolded last night at a private fundraiser.
She was speaking when, all of a sudden, a gay rights activist interrupted Mrs. Obama - demanding The President sign an executive order on gay rights.

First lady clashes with protester; threatens to leave event

At that point, according to the pool report, the First Lady left the lectern and approached the heckler saying:

"Listen to me or you can take the mike, but I'm leaving. You all decide. You have one choice."

Well the protester was escorted out of the event.

OutFront tonight: Comedians Stephanie Miller and Dean Obeidallah and syndicated talk radio host Michael Medved.


Filed under: FLOTUS • Michelle Obama
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  1. Barb

    Way to go Michelle;

    We teach people how to treat us, and the heckler is looking like a failed amateur. Strong people do not let people treat them disrespectfully and they will address them, rather than sweep it under hte carpet or avoid. Finally a real woman/person/human exhibiting real responses.

    June 6, 2013 at 11:45 am | Reply

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