Now that the Texts From Hillary meme is officially over, the era of handwritten letters from Beyoncé has begun. Yesterday, the mother of Blue Ivy posted a letter she had written to Michelle Obama on her tumblr (i.e. the source of L Mag managing editor Mike Conklin’s “deep, deep depression” upon “realizing how insanely boring [his] life is in comparison”), and gushed that she was proud to raise her daughter in a world with a role model like the first lady. The letter begins with Beezus praising Michelle Obama as “the ULTIMATE example of a strong African American woman” and gets much, much better from there. Read the note in its entirety below, and I dare you not to wear a gooey, “everything is going to be okay” smile on your face for the rest of the day. (Also, if this correspondence-from-female-public-figures-we-admire thing is going to continue, how do you guys feel about messenger pigeons from Fiona Apple? If anyone knows her publicist…)
…She did NOT use the letter “u” in lieu of “you” in a letter to the first lady! Ughhhhh…….what is this, an extended text message? Don’t even get me started on her punctuation. THAT’s the depressing part!