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 for its eighth and final season on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.

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.