From the beginning of March, Michelle Obama (59) will be heard alongside numerous stars in a new podcast. The first episode of "Michelle Obama: The Light Podcast" will be released on Audible on March 7, 2023. It's the first fresh podcast from the Obamas, who inked their media company Higher Ground to an exclusive multi-year, multi-project deal with the Amazon subsidiary in the summer of 2022.
The former First Lady of the United States and wife of ex-US President Barack Obama (61) was in the United States last year as part of the publication of her new book "The Light We Carry". went on tour. Among other things, she welcomed famous media personalities such as Ellen DeGeneres (65), Conan O'Brien (59), Oprah Winfrey (69) and David Letterman (75). The conversations that the 59-year-old had can now be heard in the new podcast.
In a press release, Audible speaks of exclusive, personal stories and insights that everyone involved is said to have only shared during the tour so far. It is about topics such as overcoming challenges and how meaningful relationships can be built. Eight episodes are planned to be released weekly. Initially, the episodes will be available exclusively on Audible for two weeks, and then on other platforms that offer podcasts.