26th July 2020: Barack Obama will be the first guest on wife Michelle’s new podcast.
According to reports from NDTV, the podcast is produced by Higher Ground Productions, the company formed by the Obamas in 2018, which has also made content deals with Netflix.
Former first lady Michelle Obama is launching her new podcast and who better to be her first guest than her husband and former US president Barack Obama.
She revealed on Friday that Barack would star in the premiere of her podcast on July 29.
“The Michelle Obama Podcast,” will exclusively broadcast on Spotify, and it will be a series of interviews pairing America’s first black first lady with one guest per episode.
“I can’t wait for you all to hear the conversations I’ve been having for the #MichelleObamaPodcast,” she tweeted.
“My mom, my girlfriends, my colleagues, and many others all stop by, along with someone you’re pretty familiar with: @BarackObama is my first guest on 7/29.”
The list of future guests for the podcast includes former Obama aide and friend Valerie Jarrett, and talk show host Conan O’Brien.
Among the topics to be discussed by the Obamas are the coronavirus crisis and the protest movement sparked by the death in police custody of George Floyd, according to Hollywood industry news outlet Variety, which heard part of the first episode.
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