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Meryl Streep has a handbag with Michelle and Barack Obama’s faces on it

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  • Yes Meryll!

    Meryl Streep has to be one of our all-time favourite actresses. Not only is her work worthy of her many Oscars (small recap: she was nominate 20 times, and won three), but she always speaks up for what she believes in, like that time she called out Donald Trump at the Golden Globes.

    In case you need a refresher, she addressed the fact he shamefully made a joke about a disabled reporter (‘It kind of broke my heart when I saw it, and I still can’t get it out of my head, because it wasn’t in a movie. It was real life.’)

    Let’s just say she is certainly NOT overrated, despite what Trump might have you believe.

    And now she’s shown her appreciation for former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle, by carrying her belongings in a handbag… with their faces on it.

    Meryl was spotted out and about toting the bag, which has an official portrait of the couple in front of the White House printed across it. She has always been a fervent supporter of the Obamas, speaking at an event hosted by Michelle’s Mission To Educate Girls Around The World, and she was even given the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.

    She later campaigned for Hilary Clinton (Trump called her a ‘Hilary flunky’). It’s good to know we’re not the only ones to miss the former POTUS and LOTUS.

    Who said fashion can’t get political?

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