Just over a year ago, Michelle Obama provided us with a meme representative of a large number of Americans' emotions for the next three years when Melania Trump handed her a gift on Inauguration Day.
It was an awkward moment, to say the least.
The former First Lady has previously explained how she was trying to hold back her emotions on leaving behind her home during this moment. In an interview with Ellen Degeneres—her first interview since leaving the White House—Michelle Obama described the moment in more detail.
“Well, there’s all this protocol. I mean, this is like a state visit, so they tell you that you’re going to do this, they’re going to stand here. Never before do you get this gift, so I’m sort of like okay, what am I supposed to do with this gift?"
Listen to Michelle Obama describe the moment in this clip of the show, which is airing Thursday, from People.
The former First Lady shared that the current First Lady gifted her with "a lovely frame." Okay, that's tasteful, I guess.