While Daughters Go Hollywood, Michelle Obama Wants Them to Work Minimum Wage

Malia and Sasha Obama have spent the last couple weeks hanging out on the set of some hit Hollywood shows, but their mother doesn’t want them to get used to the luxurious lifestyle. In an interview with Parade magazine, the first lady said she wanted her daughters to work a minimum-wage job.

“I think every kid needs to get a taste of what it’s like to do that real hard work,” she said. “We are looking for opportunities for them to feel as if going to work and getting a paycheck is not always fun, not always stimulating, not always fair, but that’s what most folks go through every single day.”

Michelle Obama’s expressed hopes come after Malia reportedly spent some time last week as a production assistant on Extant, a CBS series starring Halle Berry and produced by Steve Spielberg. Not to be one-upped by her older sister, Sasha spent Thursday on the set of ABC Family’s popular Pretty Little Liars, TMZ reported.

I wrote about First Daughters and television earlier this week.

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