Michelle Obama to return to 'Ellen' as book tour begins
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Ellen DeGeneres says she’s working on her pushups ahead of Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Sponsored by Delta Air Lines — Trump sanctions 17 Saudis over Khashoggi killing | Insurgents seek female challenger to Pelosi for Speakership | Broward County finishes machine recount Michelle Obama wears natural curls on new cover of Essence The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by T-Mobile — House, Senate leaders named as Pelosi lobbies for support to be Speaker MORE’s just-announced return appearance on her daytime talk show.

The former first lady will sit down with DeGeneres for an hourlong interview on Thursday, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” announced Friday.

The Emmy Award winner revealed the booking on Twitter:


Obama is kicking off a promotional tour next week for her memoir, “Becoming,” to be released Tuesday. She's been engaged in publicity blitz before the book hits shelves, making headlines Friday in an interview with ABC's Robin Roberts for revealing that she suffered a miscarriage 20 years ago and that she and former President Obama work on their marriage through counseling

The former first lady will chat with DeGeneres about the book, and, according to the show, “Ellen and Michelle will show up at an unusual location for an impromptu book signing.”

Obama, 54, has been a frequent visitor on DeGeneres’s show, including her first TV interview since leaving the White House. In 2016, she once co-hosted DeGeneres’s eponymous chatfest.

And in 2012, Obama and DeGeneres, 60, went head-to-head in a push-up contest to promote the then-first lady’s “Let’s Move!” anti-childhood obesity initiative.