New projects and more family time – this is what the Obamas have been up to during lockdown

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The Obamas have enjoyed lockdown together, but the girls are keen to return to campus (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
The Obamas have enjoyed lockdown together, but the girls are keen to return to campus (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

At first, lockdown seemed like a blessing in disguise. In between writing books, running a podcast, speaking engagements and making documentaries, the former first couple hadn’t been spending much quality time with their kids – especially as the girls had been away at college. 

But then the shutters clanged shut and everyone had to stay at home. And the Obamas embraced it. 

Yet after months of isolating together, they’ve proved one thing: they’re just like us. The novelty has well and truly worn off and they’re a bit fed up with one another. 

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