Malia Obama headlined Lollapalooza

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Fellow festival-goers flipped out.

Malia Obama spent much of the past few days at Lollapalooza and probably had a better weekend than the rest of us.

With a few Secret Service agents in tow, Obama—who previously went to Lollapalooza in 2014—attended the four-day music festival in Chicago. Like when she toured Brown University last year, fellow attendees were beside themselves after spotting Obama enjoying the festival like any other 18-year-old who came out to see their favorite artists, posting photos and video online.

Because the first day of Lollapalooza fell during the last night of the Democratic National Convention, some people complained that Obama skipped the DNC to attend Lollapalooza. Twitter users had her back though, pointing out that she wasn’t obligated to go to the DNC and drawing comparisons to how much Obama is scrutinized compared to other First Children, even some who had missteps in the public eye.
For now Obama is being a regular teenager—and she has some pretty decent taste in music.

H/T The Cut

Lollapalooza 2014 got a visit from First Daughter Malia Obama
President Barack Obama can’t even go out for a burger without a hundred aides, Secret Service, and journalists following his every move. But that doesn’t mean his daughters can’t hit up a show once in a while. Such was the case on Sunday night, when 15-year-old Malia Obama attended the final night of Lollapalooza 2014 and took in Chance the Rapper’s closing performance.
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