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Michelle Obama’s Oscars 2013 dress

Actor Jack Nicholson along with First lady Michelle Obama seen on the video board present the Best Picture award …

In the end, it wasn't an actor who presented the Oscar for Best Picture, it was a First Lady.

Michelle Obama, who was introduced by Jack Nicholson, presented the award to "Argo" at the end of the star-studded night.

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Obama, who opened the golden envelope from the White House via a video screen, wore a custom Naeem Khan silver beaded gown for her Oscar appearance.

The First Lady paired the art deco-inspired dress with her new blunt bangs. Her haircut was also put on show in her official portrait.

Obama paid tribute to the movies "that lift spirits, broaden our minds and transport us to places we never imagined."

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"These nine movies took us back in time and all around the world. They made us laugh, made us weep and they made us grip our armrests just a little tighter."


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