Push Up Challenge: Feminist Joy

Push Up Challenge: Feminist Joy

by Julie Bindel

Who would ever have thought it? Out and proud lesbian Ellen DeGeneres and Michelle Obama – who, despite her own achievements is still seen as the woman behind the president – have had a rather fetching press-up competition on national TV. With a little flirting, and slightly more competitiveness we hear Ellen asking Michelle how many repetitions of the exercise she could do, before challenging the first lady with the line: “I was just wondering if you could do more push-ups than I could do”. Jackets were flung off while Michelle made a snide joke about Ellen having a dodgy back, and the next thing. . . Full Story

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/feb/03/michelle-obama-ellen-press-up-feminist

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