An upcoming episode of black-ish has a surprise guest, former First Lady Michelle Obama! The official Twitter account for black-ish posted the cast with the former First Lady. “We are honored to have trailblazer @MichelleObama join us as an upcoming guest star.”
Michelle also is excited to be a part of the show and responded, “I’ve long been a fan of @BlackishABC’s wit and all-around brilliance, and it was such a thrill to join in for an episode. I can’t wait for you all to see it!”
The show stars Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Marsai Martin, Miles Brown, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, and Laurence Fishburne.
Series creator Kenya Barris wrote to Instagram back in May that the show has been renewed for its eighth and final season, “To ALL the people in the world I love, honor, respect and care for it is both exciting and bittersweet to share that black-ish been RENEWED by ABC for it’s EIGHTH… and FINAL SEASON,” Barris wrote in part on Instagram. “In this day and age it is rare to get to decide when your show should come to an end, and we are grateful along with ABC to be able to make this final season exactly what we’d hoped for – and to do it with the entire and AMAZINGLY STELLAR cast coming back to close this chapter out with us the right way!”
An exact premiere date has not yet been announced for black-ish Season 8 but we will be keeping a close eye out on Michelle’s guest appearance.