By Judy Kurtz - 10/19/11 11:42 PM EDT
Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaPre-WHCD speakeasy bash draws athletes, Hollywood bigwigs and Washington insiders The Hill kicks off WHCD festivities with star-studded bash 'Swipe the Vote' party kicks off Nerd Prom weekend MORE says that President Obama would rather their daughters not keep up with the Kardashians.
In a wide-ranging chat with the website iVillage, the first lady revealed the E! channel’s reality show that follows the famed and flashy Kardashian sisters is a no-no in the White House, saying, “Barack really thinks some of the Kardashians — when they watch that stuff — he doesn’t like that as much.” Mrs. Obama added, “But I sort of feel like if we’re talking about it, and I’m more concerned with how they take it in — ‘What did you learn when you watched that?’ And if they’re learning the right lessons, like, ‘That was crazy,’ then I’m like, ‘OK.’ ”
And he may be the commander in chief of the nation, but it sounds like at home, President Obama is treated more like Rodney Dangerfield — he just gets no respect. “It’s sitting down at the dinner table and having Barack’s day be really the last thing anyone really cares about,” Michelle Obama told the website. She continued, “So he’s sort of the throw-on piece. It’s like, ‘Oh yeah, Daddy, and what did you do today?’ ”