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After a brief flirtation with full-on, Zooey Deschanel-level bangs, Michelle Obama has declared herself done with them. Asked about their status by a Parade writer, she replied, "You know, it's hard to make speeches with hair in your face!" FLOTUS-watchers may recall that she expressed irritation with the growing-out process in April. [Parade via]