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Michelle Obama busts a move at Hayfield

Michelle Obama appeared at Hayfield Secondary School to promote her iCarly episode, "iMeet The First Lady." (Lisa Rose/Nickel Odeon)

Fox 5 News was there and posted some raw video for a segment called “Random Dancing,” which apparently occurs during the show, and Associated Press dance critic and my friend Matt Barakat reported that the First Lady’s moves “resembled subdued variations of ‘the Monkey’ or ‘the Jerk.’” Barakat’s extended study at the University of Maryland Conservatory of Dance and Drink qualified him for this assignment. Here’s the video:

Tom Jackman is a native of Northern Virginia and has been covering the region for The Post since 1998.


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