Michelle Obama binge-watched 'Scandal'

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First lady Michelle Obama binge-watched ABC’s “Scandal” over the recent holiday break.

“I hadn’t watched it until this past vacation and we went to Hawaii so we had a long flight. I watched all of the seasons. I caught up on 'Scandal,' ” she revealed in a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest during her trip this week to Los Angeles.

“I love Kerry Washington. She is amazing. It makes the show fun. It makes it fun to watch,” Obama admitted. 

In the show, now in its third season, Washington plays a character whose job is to clean up political scandals in Washington, D.C.

During the interview, host Ryan Seacrest fielded a question from Twitter to the first lady asking what song she would sing if she auditioned on "American Idol." 

"Stevie Wonder’s 'You Are the Sunshine of my Life,' " she said, adding that Wonder is a “musical genius” and one of her favorite singers. 

Asked what she and President Obama plan to do for Valentine’s Day, she said they will keep it low-key. 

“This year, again I’ve had this big birthday celebration. My husband celebrated me so well. I think we’re going to low-key it for Valentine’s Day,” she said.

Michelle Obama turned 50 this month, and threw a major birthday celebration at the White House. 

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