Grown Women Hula-Hooping: Michelle Obama Started a Meme

On Wednesday America was treated to video of the first lady's undulating rear when she competed in a hula hoop contest. Now the hip-swiveling sensation is sweeping the nation, one awkward female news anchor at a time.




Trend originator Michelle Obama competed in a hula hoop contest and scored 142 rotations.

Kathie Lee and Hoda were impressed with how "fit" Michelle looked swinging her hips, so they gave it a whirl, at 5:30 in the below video. Kathie Lee was way better, her eyes falling into a trance-like stare as she swiveled to and fro.



MSNBC's Natalie Morales and Erin Burnett tried it in front of a live audience. Natalie is the clear winner here.