Michelle Obama announces new podcast on Spotify

  • The Former First Lady’s family-centred show is due to launch at the end of July
  • She hopes to encourage families to have conversations about their relationships
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Former First Lady Michelle Obama announced she would start a family-centred podcast at the end of July.

Former First Lady Michelle Obama has announced she’s launching her own family-centred podcast, starting on Spotify at the end of July.

The audio streaming giant, which has been heavily investing in exclusive podcast content, is promising listeners intimate conversations between Obama and her guests.

A short, introductory podcast has already gone live on Spotify, with the first episode set to launch on July 29.

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“It’s been a tough year and I hope this podcast can help us explore what we’re going through and spark new conversations with our loved ones,” Obama said on Twitter.

Among other things, the talks will focus on the relationship between siblings, child rearing and health issues.

With her family and friends she wants to discuss the relationships that make us who we are, she said in a video, noting the aim of helping listeners to talk about these issues with their families themselves.