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Michelle Obama Says She’s Doing Just Fine After Opening Up About ‘Low-Grade Depression’



Former first lady of America, Michelle Obama has taken it to social media to assure her podcast audience that she is “doing just fine” following her opening up about “dealing with some form of low-grade depression” in this week’s episode. According to the People magazine, in the latest episode of her new podcast ‘The Michelle Obama Podcast’, she spoke with former NPR (National Public Radio) host Michele Norris about the “emotional highs and lows” of the past several months — carrying topics from the pandemic, quarantine, protests against racism and more. Priyanka Chopra to Join Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle As a Speaker At the Girl Up Global Leadership Summit 2020

“Spiritually, these are not fulfilling times. So, I know that I am dealing with some form of low-grade depression,” the magazine quoted Michelle as saying during the conversation.nFollowed by this topic, the 56-year-old author hopped on to Instagram on late Thursday and assured her podcast listeners that she is “doing just fine” and there was no reason to worry about her, as many of her admirers constantly checked on her after the podcast session.nSharing a black-and-white photo of herself journaling on the outdoors, the former first lady also noted that people should allow themselves to “feel whatever it is you’re feeling” during the novel coronavirus pandemic, nationwide protests against police brutality, racism and elections. Michelle Obama Documentary to Debut on Netflix on May 6

“I just wanted to check in with you all because a lot of you have been checking in on me after hearing this week’s podcast,” Michelle wrote in the caption for the photo. She added: “I hope you’re listening to yourselves and taking a moment to reflect on everything that’s coming at us and what you might be able to do about it.”nThe ‘Becoming’ author concluded by thanking those who have reached out to her and encouraged them to reach out to “all those you’re closest with, not just with a text, but maybe with a call or a video chat. Don’t be afraid to offer them a shoulder to lean on, or to ask for one yourself. Love you all.”

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

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