Today in total­ly ran­dom hair news… Michelle Oba­ma made an appear­ance on the triv­ia show Jeop­ardy back in March, and appar­ent­ly the light­ing angle had peo­ple freak­ing out and think­ing she was bald… Peep the pic­ture below:


After the First Lady’s appear­ance peo­ple took to Twit­ter to find out whether Michelle Oba­ma had thin­ning hair or was rock­ing a new ‘do. Of course nei­ther are true… It was just a com­bo of harsh lights and pulled back hair. The First Lady’s hair is still lus­cious…



What do you think ladies? Would you have been fooled by the pic­ture?

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5 Comments on "Optical Illusion: People Freak Out When Lighting on Jeopardy Makes Michelle Obama Look Bald"

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Bi Trexual

And the fun­ny thing is, she still looks good bald. Regal :D


What if her hair wasn’t lus­cious? So what? She still FAB. ..I know this is a hair blog, but geez!


At least now we know she could rock da hell out of a twa and look on point.

Ashley .O.



i was fooled when i watched that episode of jeop­ardy. i dont know the state of her hair, but i know for me if your hair is real­ly slicked back you could look bald.