MICHELLE TAKES SWIPE AT AMERICAN SNIPER: Criticizes Chris Kyle’s Sex In Military Movie, ‘It’s Always a HE’

Published on January 31, 2015

Really? Apparently Michelle Obama is upset because American Sniper featured a man instead of a woman.

First Lady Michelle Obama joined critics of American Sniper, taking issue with the gender of the main character — even though the story revolves around the real-life exploits of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle.

“Of course, it’s always a ‘he.’ We sort of forget about the 1.5 million women veterans who have served in uniform,” she said.

Critics have come out the woodwork since the release of the Blockbuster movie, which has already pulled in more than $250 million. The film was shown at the White House, but neither President Obama nor the first lady have weighed in on the movie before.

While Mrs. Obama complained about the sex of the main character, she praised the movie for its real-life feel in remarks Friday.

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