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First Lady Michelle Obama At The Oscars 2013: All The Details On Her Dress & Cameo

February 25, 2013
Jack Nicholson along with First lady Michelle Obama seen on the video board present the Best Picture award onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, on February 24, 2013 -- Getty Images
Jack Nicholson along with First lady Michelle Obama seen on the video board present the Best Picture award onstage during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, on February 24, 2013 -- Getty Images

The First Lady made a surprise appearance at the 2013 Oscars, and Access Hollywood has all the details on her dress designer and how the cameo came about.

Michelle Obama's glittering formal gown was made by Naeem Khan, Access has learned.

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Mrs. Obama's surprise appearance -- via satellite -- came at the end of the show when she helped announce the Best Picture Oscar winner - "Argo."

According to a spokesperson for the First Lady, the appearance happened after the FLOTUS was contacted by the Academy.

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"The Academy Awards approached the First Lady about being a part of the ceremony," the spokesperson told Access read. "As a movie lover, she was honored to present the award and celebrate the artists who inspire us all -- especially our young people -- with their passion, skill and imagination."

Mrs. Obama had been attending the National Governors Association Dinner at the White House and left the event to present the award

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