Ahead of the fall premiere date for "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life," Alexis Bledel in character as Rory paid a visit to the White House to counsel the first lady on some light *cough* reading. Lending a hand to Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, which aims to ensure the educational success of girls around the world, Rory goes full-tilt Chilton-style overachiever.
“I wasn’t sure about what mood you’d be in, so I brought all of Shakespeare ‘cause you can’t go wrong with the Bard,” she tells FLOTUS on the eve of a Let Girls Learn trip to Liberia, Morocco and Spain.
But Rory wouldn't be her mother's daughter without letting her other half, Lorelai, in on the fun. After overwhelming Obama with a bevy of "classic beach reads," including Moby Dick, "a little Proust" and Anna Karenina, Rory proudly presents a box of blueberry Pop-Tarts as a gift from Lorelai.
(Sidenote: could you imagine if this happened under a Trump presidency? Melania would never.)
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