Michelle Obama's advice for Duchess of Sussex

Michelle Obama's advice for Duchess of Sussex

Former US First Lady Michelle Obama has shared some words of wisdom with the Duchess of Sussex about adjusting to life in the spotlight.

"And it's not always enough to lean in, because that s*** doesn't work all the time, '" Obama said speaking about how to fuse equality and respect work in the workplace.

Obama promptly apologized for her strong language.

Even Sandberg herself acknowledged that "leaning in" didn't really benefit women in the years after her book became a best-seller, and after her husband passed away, she wrote that she had never realized just how hard it is to be a single mother, and how many institutions are created to work against their professional successes.

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Michelle Obama's fans have often remarked that she comes across as authentic even as her every move is analyzed, and sometimes criticized.

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"That's a lie", she said. As writer and cultural critic Touré tweeted, "The substance of that sentence - a rejection of Sheryl Sandberg's controversial ethos - is much more interesting".

However, Facebook's chief operating officer herself later admitted that the philosophy has not been as effective as she hoped.

"This is how I picture Auntie Mich in er'yday convo cause she's a real one", wrote another. It spawned a nonprofit bearing the same name founded by Sandberg and hundreds of "Lean In" circles, groups of women who meet regularly to discuss Sandberg's advice.

"I thought we were at home, y'all", Obama said, according to Vanity Fair. "Lean In has the potential to be an important book if a wider range of women than those reflected in its pages start hashing out Sandberg's best ideas. And so, overall, we are not seeing a major increase in female leadership in any industry or in any government in the world, and I think that's a shame". After many a scandal at Facebook, where she is COO, Sandberg has been dipping in and out of hot water since the New York Times reported that she was involved in a smear of George Soros, a charge Sandberg first denied.

As she spoke with her friend and poet Elizabeth Alexander, Obama talked about the challenges of balancing career and family.

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