How Michelle Obama 'turned up' the staid Twitter Q&A format

The first lady got social media buzzing on Tuesday by referencing DJ Snake and Lil Jon while promoting healthy eating in a Twitter Q&A.

Twitter Q&As with public figures – especially politicians – are boring events, filled with uneventful answers designed not to offend anyone.

Not so for first lady Michelle Obama’s Tuesday session about her Let’s Move initiative to encourage children to eat better and exercise. The event went according to script until she was asked by an impersonator of her husband, Iman Crosson, "How many calories do you burn every time you turn up?"

Here’s her response, which got the Q&A trending on Twitter and almost certainly made her the first FLOTUS to reference Lil Jon.

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