Michelle Obama Whips Her Hair on White House Lawn

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First lady Michelle Obama exercises with Olympic gymnast Dominique Dawes, right, and others on the South Lawn of the White House May 9. Credits: Chris Kleponis, AFP/Getty Images

Last week, Michelle Obama got down to Beyonce, today, the first lady added Willow Smith and Lady Gaga to her get fit soundtrack.

Obama danced with middle school students May 3, to help promote her Let's Move campaign to fight childhood obesity. Today, CNN reports, she was joined on the South Lawn of the White House by star athletes Dominique Dawes, Grant Hill, Michelle Kwan and Billie Jean King to thank military families for their service and announce the Joining Forces initiative that will provide family members of actively deployed National Guard and Reserve members gym memberships and personal training.

Showing off some moves to Smith's "Whip My Hair" and Gaga's "Just Dance" -- and dressed in Jean Paul Gaultier -- CNN says Obama told the crowd movement need not be complicated or expensive

"It's a walk in the park," she said. "It's a run around the park. It's dancing in the living room."

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