Michelle Obama SNUB: Wanda Sykes reveals regret after telling ex-First Lady to ...

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Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama was reportedly “snubbed” by US comedian Wanda Sykes (Image: GETTY)

Ms Sykes awkwardly lashed out at the former first lady while preparing to entertain at the White House Correspondents' Dinner way back in 2009. Ms Obama had tried to make conversation with Ms Sykes but was blown off. Ms Sykes revealed she will kick herself thinking about it, the New York Times reported.

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Ms Sykes recounted the life moment during an interview with the paper to promote her special, Not Normal.

She told the New York Times: “When I did the dinner, I was sitting pretty much right next to Michelle Obama.

“She kept trying to make conversation, but I was so focused on having to go up and perform that I was blowing her off.

“I think I even looked at her one time like: 'Will you shut up? Don’t you see I’m sitting here going

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