(WASHINGTON) -- Mrs. Obama put an Internet rumor to rest Wednesday, confirming that her husband does not dye his hair.
“It's lighting,” she said in an interview with the Today show, when she was showed two pictures of her husband just weeks apart, one showing her husband with much more gray.
The president has often remarked about his gray hair, which he says has gotten worse in the two years since he’s been president. But internet rumors were rampant when at times the amount of gray in the president’s hair seemed inconsistent, causing some to speculate he was trying to hide the gray with hair dye.
“No,” Mrs. Obama said plainly when asked if this was the case. “I think that if he had known he would be president, he would have started dying his hair, like, 10 years ago.”
Mrs. Obama said Wednesday that the president is not vain about his appearance, and joked that the women in his life sometimes wish he’d care a bit more.
“I wish that he would focus more on a different color suit a new shirt,” she said, “Sasha and I, Malia, we cheer when he puts on a bright-colored shirt.”
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