The First Lady met with Queen Elizabeth for the first time on the eve of G20 Summit.
Wired PR News – Queen Elizabeth II was said to have strayed from normal protocol during her meeting with First Lady Michelle Obama this week. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the Queen broke from habit and openly displayed affection for the First Lady during their first time meeting on Wednesday. The Obamas attended a reception the queen hosted the day prior to the G20 Summit.
A spokesperson for Buckingham palace is quoted in the report as stating of the queen’s exchange with Michelle Obama, “It was a mutual and spontaneous display of affection,” and that he was not able to recall the last time she had been so publicly affectionate towards a First Lady.
As noted by the AP, Mrs. Obama spent time speaking with students at a London girls school on Thursday and also attended a Royal Opera House performance.
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