Michelle Obama's New, Highlighted Do: You've Gotta See It

08/28/2013 at 11:11 AM ET

Michelle Obama highlights, hairstylesOlivier Douliery/Startraks

Paging Kerry Washington! We think Michelle Obama may be a Scandal fan, because she was just spotted rocking the star’s signature sun-kissed curls at a film screening in Washington, D.C. yesterday. And as with any FLOTUS hair change, you know we’ve got to discuss.

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After ditching the bangs that she eventually called “a little irritating” and “a midlife crisis,” it appears that the First Lady was looking to keep her hairstyle spicy — but perhaps not as high-maintenance.

Which is how she ended up with this new look: A curled bob with her mid-length bangs swept to the side, highlighted with coppery-blonde and reddish tones throughout. It’s sort of sassy and serious all at the same time — yet another reason why we think she may be taking style cues from Scandal‘s Olivia Pope.

Tell us: What do you think of the First Lady’s new look?

–Alex Apatoff

FILED UNDER: Hair , Michelle Obama

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Dezz on

I am embarrassed to have her as our First Lady

jackie on

Ewwwwww! Train wreck….

kay on

ew. horrible

mary on

She needs a new hairdresser

guest on

love it! looking good as always.

layla on

Mama always said..if you can’t say something nice…so I have nothing nice to say…..,

Marie on

I think her hair looks better darker and straighter, I don’t like the highlights.

kim on

im sorry, but she has GOT to be one of THE ugliest women i’ve ever seen… this is what a transvesite horse would look like if it were at all possible…

Elroy on

She is usually a very put together gal but this is a miss! It looks like a botched color at home from a box. She needs to be more polished.

lcj on

Don’t care what her hair looks like. She still attractive and intelligent.

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