Michelle Obama Announces Netflix Documentary Based on People She Met After Releasing 'Becoming' Memoir

Nick Kangadis | April 27, 2020
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Whether you want it or not, you're to be seeing and hearing more from former First Lady Michelle Obama.

On Monday, Obama announced on Twitter that Netflix will be releasing a documentary of the same name as her 2018 memoir, "Becoming." The 56-year-old tweeted that the film "shares the stories of the amazing people I met after the release of my memoir." The tweet also came with a clip from documentary.

Take a look:

Sure, because when I think about being stuck inside during this pandemic I often wonder, 'When's Michelle Obama going to come out with a documentary to lift my spirits?'

As you can see above, Obama answered a question from a young woman about what it's been like to get her life "back on track" after being the First Lady for eight years.

"So little of who I am happened in those years," Obama said of her time in the White House. "So much more of who I was happened before."

That may be true, but who she is now and the luxuries that she now enjoys are because of "those years." It also doesn't hurt to be able to re-figure out who you are with all that Netflix money. I'm not knocking them for making money. Make as much money as you can while you can. But don't act like you're just like everyone else when you have resources available to you that very few people will ever understand. Just own it.

Both Michelle and former President Barack Obama signed a mutli-year deal with Netflix in 2018 "that includes the potential for scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features." The pair have and are continuing to produce content under the banner of Higher Ground Productions, their own production company.