Michelle Obama’s Star-Studded 50th Birthday Party

Family and friends left the White House at 2 a.m.

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Stars like Beyoncé, former NBA superstar Magic Johnson, singer Smokey Robinson and actor Samuel L. Jackson showed up at the White House Saturday evening to help Michelle Obama celebrate her 50th birthday, CNN reports.

Family and friends left the gathering about 2 a.m. The celebration reportedly featured entertainment by Beyoncé, who performed several songs.

The first lady’s invitations generated controversy earlier after it was revealed that they advised guests that only drinks and light snacks would be served.

But the food menu, or lack thereof, didn’t appear to bother any of those who attended. They mostly wanted to talk about how great the 50-year-old first lady looked, and how much in love President Obama is with his wife, the report says.

Michelle Obama donned red and black and looked stunning, CNN reports.

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