It appears Michelle Obama has received a reality check from her mum after her star-studded surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards.
The former first lady shared text messages from her mum Marian Robinson on Instagram on Wednesday.
The 55-year-old had received a standing ovation opening Sunday’s awards show with Grammy’s host Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Ms Robinson wrote: “I guess you were a hit at the Grammys.” Her daughter responded and asked if her mum had watched.
Ms Robinson said she saw it and then asked if her daughter had met “any of the real stars.” The pair then quibbled over whether Obama had told her she would be on.
Obama ended the exchange by saying: “And I AM A real star…by the way…”
Her mother replied: “Yeah.”
Obama shared the exchange with the hashtag #TextsFromMom and the caption, “When your mom doesn’t think you’re a ‘real’ celebrity …”