Lip Reader: Smoking Joke Behind Michelle Eye Roll
'Not true,' says Boehner spokesman
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2013 2:16 AM CST
Updated Jan 23, 2013 3:00 AM CST
Boehner, possibly working on his next zinger, is seen next to the first couple at the inauguration luncheon.   (timoxad)

(Newser) – Michelle Obama's eye roll at the inauguration luncheon was triggered by a John Boehner crack about her husband's smoking habit, a lip-reading expert tells Inside Edition. Boehner asked Obama if he had had a cigarette before the meal, and Michelle rolled her eyes when the Republican quipped "Somebody won’t let you do it," the expert says. Obama quit smoking in 2010, while Boehner still lights up. The lip-reader's analysis is "not true," a spokesman for the Republican tells the Hill.

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Freedom_is_not_Free
Jan 24, 2013 5:37 AM CST
The pic says it all: President picking his nose and the the First Lady shoveling food into her mouth! Totally classless! From this dinner she can go on tour and tell all the little school children to eat less...
pranaphish
Jan 23, 2013 5:35 PM CST
Well John Boehner enjoy some of your last meals at the white house....you better start looking in the classifieds, republicans and democrats are sick of you being a stick in the mud!!
Pop_Topper
Jan 23, 2013 11:32 AM CST
Speaking of fat lady, did you see that waistless red dress? She should hide that lack of curve.