Michelle Obama to Guest Star on Final Season of ‘Black-ish’

Michelle Obama at 2016 Democratic National Convention. (Credit: YouTube)

Michelle Obama will be helping to send off Black-ish in style.

The former first Lady recently shot a guest role on the ABC series, according to an Instagram post Thursday on the show’s official account.

The post featured a picture of the “Becoming” author posing in a protective mask with the rest of the show’s cast and included the caption: #Blackish is going all out for the final season! We are honored to have trailblazer @michelleobama join us as an upcoming guest star.”

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Obama also expressed her excitement about joining the comedy series by writing in her Instagram story, “I’ve long been a fan of @blackishabc’s wit and all-around brilliance, and it was such a thrill to join in for an episode. I can’t wait for you all to see it!”

Michelle Obama Instagram story from Oct. 28, 2021. Credit: Instagram
Michelle Obama Instagram story from Oct. 28, 2021. Credit: Instagram

Black-ish is set to return in 2022 for its eighth and final season. The family comedy premiered in 2014 on ABC and has won several NAACP Image Awards, a Peabody Award, and multiple Emmy nominations over its past seven seasons. 

This is Obama’s second time guest starring in a comedy series. She previously made a guest appearance in Parks and Recreation. 

She has also been busy executive producing behind the scenes of Netflix’s We the People, Waffles + Mochi, and other shows from her Higher Ground production company with former President Barack Obama.

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