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Michelle Obama ‘Thrilled’ About ‘Hamilton’ Film: ‘Still Blowing Us All Away’

Former First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted out high praise for the Hamilton movie that debuted over the weekend, saying she was "thrilled" for creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and the whole cast for the way…

Former First Lady Michelle Obama and Pres. Barack Obama have been longtime supporters of Lin-Manuel Miranda and his Tony-winning smash Hamilton. The Obamas hosted the cast of the smash Broadway musical and local students at the White House for a daylong celebration of the arts in 2016 and on Monday (July 6) Michelle Obama gave the new Hamilton film a huge shout-out.

“So thrilled for @Lin_Manuel and the entire #Hamilfilm team!” she tweeted after the movie debuted on Disney+. “We’ve seen recently that the young and diverse America that you all represent and bring to life on screen is still here, still hopeful, and still blowing us all away.”

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The nearly three-hour movie captures a 2016 performance of the show with the original cast at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in Manhattan.

See Obama’s tweet below.