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Gaga Paris Awaits 'New Jackie'

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2009 4:42 AM CDT
Gaga Paris Awaits 'New Jackie'
The whole family is expected to be in Paris, sans Bo.   (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, FILE)

(Newser) – All of Paris is breathlessly awaiting the arrival of Michelle Obama, hoping to catch a glimpse of an American first lady as beloved by the French as Jackie Kennedy, reports AP.  Like Jackie,  "Mrs. Obama is exactly the kind of American woman the French adore: a woman who never lost her femininity, who's smart and dynamic and fabulous in her own right," said a Paris fashion critic.

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The French press is abuzz with speculation about the ongoing "duel of charm" with glam French First Lady Carla Bruni. The last "face off" in Strasbourg was deemed a "tie." The Obamas travel to France this weekend for the  65th anniversary commemoration of D-Day in Normandy. Rumor is that the whole family, first daughters in tow, will dine at the Eiffel Tower during some Paris sighseeing.
(Read more Barack Obama stories.)

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