Michelle Obama Makes Surprise BET Awards Cameo Honoring Chance The Rapper
“Barack and I are so sorry that we can’t be there tonight in person,” said Michelle Obama tonight to a surprised and roaring BET Awards via pre-tape video for Chance The Rapper.
The Grammy winner was being honored with the Humanitarian Award for his philanthropic efforts in his and the former First Lady’s hometown of Chicago. “But please know we are there with you in spirit and we are so incredibly proud of you Chance.
Called “our forever First Lady” by BET CEO Debra Lee from the stage tonight at downtown LA’s Microsoft Theatre, the former FLOTUS via video added, “with these passionate efforts, Chance is showing our young people that they matter, that they have something inside them that is worthy of being expressed and that they have so much to contribute to their communities and to our country.”