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Michelle Obama Promotes Healthy Eating with ‘Turnip, for What?’

First lady Michelle Obama channeled rapper Lil Jon in her latest push to promote healthy eating, taking his hit Turn Down for What and putting a green spin on it.

In a Vine posted by the White House on Tuesday night, the first lady asks, “turnip, for what?”

The Vine was a response to Vine user Alphacat, who — while doing a pretty good impression of the first lady’s husband, President Barack Obama — asked how many calories Michelle Obama burned “every time you ‘turn up’?”

These two aren’t the only political figures to channel the Lil Jon song while sending a message. The rapper put a new twist on the song for the Rock the Vote campaign, recording a video for “Turnout For What,” featuring other celebrities like Lena Dunham, Fred Armisen and Natasha Lyonne.



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