Michelle Obama Finally Opens Up About Election Night: "I Went to Bed"

Same. You know, after sobbing hysterically.

Please cast your mind back to November 8, otherwise known as the night life said "LOL, joke's on you" and Donald Trump was elected president. Unless you voted for Trump, your reaction to his win was probably some combination of shock, dismay, and the profound need to curl up in bed—and it looks like Michelle Obama was right there with you.

"I went to bed. I don't like to watch the political discourse; I never have," Michelle recently told People. "I barely did with him." (Note: "him" = Barack Obama.)

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below

"Anything that I felt about the election I said, and I stand by," the first lady continued. "Once you do what you can do, then the rest is easy. It was in the hands of the American people."

Most Popular

Michelle also echoed her husband's sentiment about helping Trump as he transitions to his new job. "This is our democracy, and this is how it works," she said. "We are ready to work with the next administration and make sure they are as successful as they can be. Because that's what's best for this country."

Helping Trump help himself is a big job, but someone's gotta do it.

Follow Marie Claire on Facebook for the latest celeb news, beauty tips, fascinating reads, livestream video, and more.

More from Marie Claire:
Politics
Share
This Is the Only Kind of Woman It's Okay to Be in Trump's America
The Daily Show Trump / Scaramucci video
Politics
Share
This Video of Anthony Scaramucci Copying Trump's Hand Movements *Has* to Be Seen to Be Believed
Politics
Share
First Woman Enters Training to Become a Navy SEAL
Politics
Share
Sean Spicer's Legacy, as Told by Melissa McCarthy's Best Impressions
Sean Spicer
Politics
Share
The Best Twitter Reactions to Sean Spicer's Resignation from the White House
Politics
Share
Did the Japanese Prime Minister's Wife Pretend Not to Speak English to Avoid Talking to Trump?
GOP senators vote against Obamacare repeal
Politics
Share
Three GOP Women Just Tanked the Latest Effort to Repeal Obamacare
Politics
Share
Get Ready to Feel Every Single Feeling: Justin Trudeau Met a Child of Syrian Refugees Who Was Named After Him
Politics
Share
Ivanka Trump's Clothing Company Has Been Accused of Hiring Low Wage Workers Abroad
Politics
Share
Betsy DeVos's Approach to Sexual Assault on Campus Is Terrifying