Black TV Watch: Michelle Obama, Halle Berry and Ciara on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

The first lady, the Cloud Atlas star and R&B hot girl were his guests. Plus: Scandal got juicier.

“Don’t worry, Mrs. First Lady, I already voted.” –Guillermo

Highlight: Jimmy introduced Lady O as one of the world’s favorite people, and we can’t help agreeing. She was charming and funny. She talked about motherhood, from how she disciplines Malia and Sasha in public now that she’s such a prominent figure (i.e., lots of smiling and talking through her teeth) to the girls’ only instruction from the president at the Democratic National Convention (“Just look like you’re listening!”). She also revealed her disguise for going out in public. And in a taped bit, she demonstrated her plan for getting Jimmy to vote — it included an air horn and a lot of screaming: “Election Day! Time to vote! Let’s go! Let’s go! Up, up, up! Out the door … and eat some carrots!” We love you, Michelle.

Watch the skit and part 1 of her interview below. Parts 2 and 3 are here.

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“They told us, when we meet [the queen of England], we just can’t look her in the face, and I thought, ‘Well, then, what’s the point? … I can’t meet the queen and not look her in the face!” –Halle Berry

“So what’d you do?” –Jimmy Kimmel

“I looked her in the face!” –Halle Berry

Highlight: So apparently Halle Berry met Michelle Obama for the first time backstage at Jimmy Kimmel. There’s no way this shouldn’t be recorded in the history books. Berry also has a new movie (Cloud Atlas), in which she plays six different characters; a car that’s supposed to be designed after her beach bod; and a fiance she loves. We’ll just say she’s #winning.

And watch part 1 of Halle Berry’s interview below. Part 2 is here.