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Barack Obama, Michelle Obama divorce rumors make international news

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The rumors that President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are experiencing marriage problems that are expected to end in divorce have now hit the international press. See New Barack Obama Infidelity Rumors Originate with European Press. As of Jan. 18, the Obama divorce rumors are being widely reported by international news media like the International Business Times, the Osun Defender, and Independent Online, whereas American news outlets like CNN and ABC News have chosen to ignore rumors of the Obama’s marital strife and focus on Michelle Obama’s 50th birthday celebration and associated events.

See Barack Obama, Michelle Obama Divorce Rumors: Everything You Want to Know

Details of New Rumors of an Obama Separation and Divorce

According the latest Obama divorce rumors, Michelle Obama has already secretly with met with an attorney at the White House to work out the details of her alleged upcoming divorce, including a divorce settlement in which she will go after half of Barack Obama’s assets.

In order to keep up outward appearances, Michelle Obama will reportedly continue living at the White House until President Obama’s current term of office ends, but will lead a separate life. Anonymous White House sources claim that the First Lady has moved out of the presidential bedroom and has taken up residence in another bedroom in the family’s private living quarters. See Barack Obama, Michelle Obama Marriage News: Separate Bedrooms, Separate Lives. Sources say she has already made arrangements to move Barack Obama’s belongings out of their Chicago home.

Other sources say that when Barack Obama’s presidency is over, he will move back to Hawaii where he grew up and Michelle Obama will remain in Washington with the couple’s two daughters, Sasha and Malia.

See The Barack Obama - Vera Baker Affair - Truth or Rumor? – Setting The Record Straight

Michelle Obama Fight Over Barack Obama’s Alleged Extramarital Affair

The alleged marital crisis between the Obamas came to a head during the Obama’s Christmas break in Hawaii when Michelle Obama reportedly found out that on two separate occasions the Secret Service covered up Barack Obama’s extramarital affair.

Someone leaked to Michelle that Barack was caught with a woman in an incident that was covered up by the Secret Service. She also learned that on another occasion a Secret Service agent observed the president in a compromising position with another woman while she was out of town.

According to the rumors, Michelle Obama refused to leave Hawaii, so Barack and the couple’s daughters returned to Washington without her while she spent time in Hawaii ar Oprah Winfrey's estate with friends.

The official word from the White House Press Secretary is that Michelle’s extended stay in Hawaii was a birthday present from Barack Obama, adding

"If you have kids, you know that telling your spouse that they can go spend a week away from home is actually a big present.

However, these new reports of Barack Obama’s alleged infidelity have revived interest in previous reports of Michelle Obama’s jealousy and the notorious rumor of the Barack Obama-Vera Baker affair. See The Barack Obama - Vera Baker Affair - Truth or Rumor? – Setting The Record Straight and The Barack Obama – Vera Baker Affair Revisited – Truth or Rumor + pictures

Divorce Rumors Reignited by an International Incident

Divorce rumors seem to intermittently plague Barack and Michelle Obama every few months. See New Divorce Rumors Spoil Barack Obama’s Re-election Victory and Obama Divorce rumors like Obama –Vera Baker Affair Rumors are Without Merit

However, the new rumors about the first couple’s alleged marital problems are of particular interest to the international press because they were reignited by an international incident. See New Barack Obama Infidelity Rumors Originate with European Press.

The latest wave of rumors stem from a viral picture of Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s funeral in which he jovially posed for a selfie with Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the prime minister of Denmark and British Prime Minister David Cameron as Michelle Obama angrily looks away. Michelle later switched seats to position herself between her husband and the attractive blonde.

Further Scrutiny at Michelle Obama’s Birthday Celebration Tonight

In view of the rumors that Barack and Michelle Obama are a getting divorce, guests at Michelle Obama’s birthday celebration will no doubt be closely scrutinizing the first couple for any hint of marital discord. Anything that seems to support the divorce rumors is certain to be widely reported here and abroad. See New Barack Obama Infidelity Rumors Originate with European Press.

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Ruth Houston is a journalist, author, columnist, speaker and member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) specializing in celebrity and lifestyle topics. She writes a Celebrity Infidelity column and is frequently called on by the media to comment on celebrity infidelity scandals, high profile infidelity court cases, and popular infidelity/ relationship issues in the news. Ruth also does cruise ship lectures on celebrity scandals, as well as other lifestyle topics. To interview infidelity expert Ruth Houston, or have her speak at your next event, call 718 592-6029 or e-mail

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