Kelly Rowland Jokes About Starting a 'Michelle Obama for President' Campaign

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We couldn't agree with you more, Kelly.

Much like the rest of us, Kelly Rowland isn’t quite ready to see FLOTUS leave the White House for good.

The Chasing Destiny star says she's absolutely willing to start a campaign for another President to have the last name Obama.

“I think we should just start something like ‘Michelle Obama for President!’” Rowland told ESSENCE, adding that she's tremendously inspired by the First Lady and looks up to her as a mother, a wife and a leader.  

As for the other women she considers looks up to, Rowland added some of the most iconic Black women in music.  “I really admire Whitney Houston and Janet Jackson [and] Maya Angelou,” she said. There were also the women in her "village."

“The women from my church, my mother, Bey’s mom [and] my husband’s mom,” she adds.

“My husband’s mom is pretty awesome. I really hit the jackpot, she’s amazing! I hit the lotto.”

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