Michelle Obama has respect for Zendaya.
The First Lady dropped in at Howard University to promote her Reach Higher and Better Make Room campaigns. While there, she played a couple games with YouTube star Lilly Singh, including a quick word association session to dole out compliments to particular public figures. First up, Zendaya.
“Beautiful, talented, kind giving, caring, role model,” Obama said.
“I love that,” Singh replied. “Goals. I’m going to tweet this to you, Zendaya.”
Singh followed through and did so, writing, “Hey @Zendaya, @FLOTUS had some amazing things to say about you! And I agree!” The 20-year-old singer and actress was stunned.
“As I type this from the floor, as I have just passed out,” Zendaya wrote on Instagram. “Thank you to my incredible, powerful, radiant First Lady. I hope to make you very proud.”
Obama also complimented Second Lady Jill Biden, the Final Five U.S. gymnasts, and Singh.
See the segment below or the full video here.