13:07 GMT13 August 2020
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    Michelle Obama got all riled up while speaking on inequality in marriage during a New York stop for her live book tour, even using a four-letter word to make her point that taking charge in family life - or 'leaning in' - doesn't always work for women.

    Ex-First Lady Michelle Obama, who is touring the United States in support of her memoir, "Becoming," cussed before the New York public during a conversation on hurdles of marriage.

    "I tell women that it's not equal — that whole 'so you can have it all'? Nope, not at the same time. That's a lie," Obama told the audience of thousands who attended her Saturday show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    "And it's not always enough to lean in, because that sh*t doesn't work all the time."

    ‘Lean in' is a catchphrase used by Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's COO, in her eponymous 2013 best-seller on women in the workplace and at home. To ‘lean in,' in her interpretation, means to be more assertive and not let others to push you forward.


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