Time Magazine released its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People, and many high-powered, heavyweights made the list. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Filled with some of the past year’s most popular newsmakers and celebrities we’ve followed, the list includes names like LeBron James, Trump, singers Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, Tennis Champion Naomi Osaka, Actors Regina King, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and “Game of Thrones” star Emilia Clarks. Special counsel Robert Mueller and Christine Blasey Ford, who publicly and bravely came forward with accusations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, also made the list. In fact, even Kavanaugh, himself, appeared among this year’s most influential.
Obama penned the critically acclaimed and record-breaking best seller “Becoming” and spent most of the past year on a book tour that showcased all the elements of presence that makes her so influential.
In the published piece, Beyoncé called Michelle Obama “strong and ambitious” and praised her for using her influence and her platform to help others.
“She empowers all of us to interrogate our fears and surpass greatness,” Beyoncé wrote. “I am so grateful that my daughters and my son live in a world where Michelle Obama shines as a beacon of hope who inspires all of us to do better and to be better.”
Each featured person was celebrated with a blurb by a famous peer, as they’re Recognized for their wonderful impact and for standing out with their example of personal excellence.
Beyoncé talked about how naturally easy it was for her to love our former First Lady.
“Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice. It was something that came naturally, because of how she carried herself,” wrote Beyoncé. “She would’ve been impactful simply by being in the White House, the first African-American First Lady. But she also used her position of power to improve the world around her”.
The praise is definitely due to our forever First Lady, and Beyoncé shared her appreciation with an eloquent respect.
Check out the entire list of Time’s 100 Most Influential People.