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Does it appear to you that Michelle Obama is frowning, even if she is smiling?

Asked by josie (28412points) November 8th, 2010

I don’t know the woman.
I am sure she is very nice.
I have known others who have the same strange combination of facial expression, and I think it is disconcerting.
Is there a name for that phenomenon?
Does it bother you when you see a person do it?

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10 Answers

ucme's avatar

Maybe she is, she is very do-able however. Certainly looks like she could suck a golf ball through a hose pipe. I wouldn’t say no to a slice of the first lady ;¬}

ANef_is_Enuf's avatar

Yes. She does have a sad face.

I relate, because people have always said the same about me. I’m inclined to agree with @ucme in that I think she is absolutely stunning, regardless. Maybe not quite in those words.

CyanoticWasp's avatar

Hell, it seems to me that you’re always smiling, even when you’re frowning. It all evens out.

cockswain's avatar

No. I think she’s the hottest first lady since Jackie O.

perg's avatar

I think it’s something to do with her eyebrows, the way they zoom down toward the bridge of her nose and I’m not criticizing, I think she’s pretty. I’ve been told I look pissed off when I’m not, too. I put that down to bad eyesight and squinting.

lucillelucillelucille's avatar

It’s better than it used to be.Back when Obama was campaigning,they restyled her eyebrows for that very reason.

marinelife's avatar

I don’t see it.

downtide's avatar

No. I think she’s very attractive. But people have said that about me. Apparently my “relaxed” face lookes grumpy.

Berserker's avatar

Nope, not to me. But if it’s true, I hope that this doesn’t disconcert you in the way it did hundreds of people who didn’t approve of her wearing shorts.

mattbrowne's avatar

Smart people think about a lot all the times.

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