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"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," Feb. 23, 2013. Entire show

WASHINGTON--First Lady Michelle Obama busted some dance moves with Jimmy Fallon, told the talk show host she has her eye on Jay Leno's job when he retires and confessed to watching "Real Housewives" in a Friday appearence booked to highlight the third anniversary of her "Let's Move" anti-childhood obesity campaign.

Mrs. Obama danced with Fallon, dressed as a woman in a hilarious skit titled "Evolution of Mom Dancing."

Chatting with Fallon, Mrs. Obama said she was a "pretty good dancer" and gave President Barack Obama a "B" grade for his moves, faulting him because he will not go outside the "pocket."

Their daughters, Malia and Sasha "try to get us hip to stuff," she said.

Fallon joked about a "Michelle-Hillary" 2016 ticket, a reference to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

"You know, I have my eye actually on another job. And I hear that when Jay Leno retires that 'The Tonight Show' position is going to open and I'm thinking about putting my hat in the ring," Mrs. Obama joked back.

Mrs. Obama hits Chicago on Thursday, on the road as party of her "Let's Move" anniversary swing.


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