Former first lady Michelle Obama has maintained a dignified silence when it comes to president Trump, who she campaigned against in the 2016 presidential election.
But in the pages of her hotly anticipated memoir, Obama has unleashed. She called his “birther” campaign, which insinuated that her husband Barack was not born in the US, a deliberate attempt to “stir up the wingnuts and kooks”.
In her new book, Becoming, Obama labels Trump a “misogynist” who tried to intimidate and “stalk” Hillary Clinton during the second 2016 presidential debate.
She says that Trump’s behaviour — when he oddly followed Clinton across the stage as she answered questions — was intended to insinuate: “I can hurt you and get away with it."
Obama also wrote that she “buzzed with fury” when hearing the "Access Hollywood" tape where Trump can be heard bragging about sexually assaulting women.
Obama’s promotional tour will see her filling arenas normally reserved for the world's most famous musicians. Aside from Trump, she talks life in the White House, her first meeting with Barack and motherhood.