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First Lady Quips that Mid-Life Crisis Led to Bangs

Posted at: 02/18/2013 5:22 PM
By: DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

PALM CITY, Fla. (AP) - Michelle Obama jokingly says a mid-life crisis is what inspired her new haircut with bangs.

The first lady revealed the new hairstyle last month on her 49th birthday, which came a few days before the festivities for President Barack Obama's second inauguration.

Mrs. Obama was asked about the new haircut during an interview with talk-show host Rachel Ray.

Said Mrs. Obama: "This is my mid-life crisis." She added that she cut her bangs because she can't get a sports car and won't be allowed to bungee jump.

The interview was conducted via Skype and is scheduled to air on Wednesday at 3 p.m. on WDIO/WIRT. The Rachel Ray show released excerpts on Monday.

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