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Michelle Obama admits binge-watching 'Scandal'

By James Hibberd, EW
updated 1:11 PM EST, Fri January 31, 2014
The first lady, seen here in December 2013 during the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., is a fan of the show
The first lady, seen here in December 2013 during the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., is a fan of the show "Scandal."
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The first lady is caught up on "Scandal"
  • She watched while traveling Hawaii
  • Said she loves Kerry Washington

(EW.com) -- Even the First Lady can't get enough of ABC's "Scandal."

Michelle Obama confessed to binge-watching the Washington D.C.-set political soap during an interview with Ryan Seacreast released yesterday (video below).

Obama said she hadn't seen the Thursday-night hit until a recent trip. "You know what, I hadn't watched it until this past vacation — we went to Hawaii so I had a long flight — so I watched all the seasons," she told On Air with Ryan Seacrest. "I caught up on Scandal, I never watched it ... I love Kerry Washington, she is amazing, so it makes the show fun, it really does, it was fun to watch."

Since ABC has 39 episodes available for streaming so far, that's a proper binge-fest. Presumably she had plenty of healthy snacks.

Obama's husband has his own TV guilty pleasures, with the president previously citing HBO's Boardwalk Empire and Showtime's Homeland among his favorites.

See the original story at EW.com.

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