Michelle Obama's New Single? 'Turnip for What'

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Surprise: Lil Jon and DJ Snake are a hit in the White House. On Vine on Tuesday, actor Iman Crosson posed a question to First Lady Michelle Obama: "How many calories do you burn every time you 'turn up'?!"

Hours later, Mrs. Obama did exactly what any health-minded, diet-conscious First Lady in 2014 is bound to do: turn "turn up" into "turnip" (great minds think alike?) and then just vibe out to "Turn Down for What" -- incidentally, the same song that just got viral video-fied as a call for young people to vote.

Michelle Obama's post, which is on the White House's official Vine account, has been looped more than 5.6 million times in less than 12 hours. It's also been Liked more than 37,000 times and Revined at least 28,000 times. Get ready for the Internet's storm of follow-up videos starring every other vegetable in the garden. Dibs on "carrot for what."


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