Newswire: Michelle Obama will try to get a word in edgewise on the new Gilmore Girls
Netflix’s upcoming Gilmore Girls revival, A Year In The Life, has just announced its second most exciting guest star yet: Michelle Obama. (With apologies to the First Lady, nothing’s going to unseat the fan delight generated by The Return Of Sookie.) Obama posted a picture of herself today on her Snapchat account, alongside Alexis Bledel’s fast-talking up-and-comer Rory Gilmore.
EXCUSE ME IS MICHELLE OBAMA GOING TO BE ON GILMORE GIRLS pic.twitter.com/zsFfwJRErx
— Marc Snetiker (@MarcSnetiker) June 22, 2016
Fans of the show will know that Rory has a long connection with the Obama family, dating back to the show’s 2007 series finale, when the younger Gilmore was hired as a campaign correspondent for then-Senator Barack Obama’s first presidential run. Apparently that worked out pretty well, in so far as she and Mrs. Obama now seem to be on a first-names-and-Pop-Tarts basis. We can …