With the release of both her Homecoming documentary on Netflix and a new album of the same name, it’s undoubtedly a huge day for Beyoncé. But the superstar is spending it by showering her praise on a fan and friend close to her heart: the former first lady.
The just-released Time 100 list of the year’s most influential people includes Michelle Obama, who is currently on a European tour in support of her bestselling memoir, Becoming. While fellow honorees Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson received a testimonial written by Gal Gadot, and Sandra Oh by Shonda Rhimes, the magazine has tapped none other than Beyoncé to share her thoughts on Obama.
The singer — who famously sang during the first Obama inauguration celebration — makes her admiration for the former FLOTUS plain in her essay.
“Loving Michelle Obama wasn’t much of a choice,” she writes. “It…