Michelle Obama to Make Guest Appearance in ‘Black-ish’ Final Season

The wife of former President Barack Obama shares her excitement on her Instagram account, while cast member Tracee Ellis Ross promises fans that it will ‘be an amazing final season.’

AceShowbiz -Final season of “Black-ish” will feature a familiar face. It was announced on Thursday, October 28 that former First Lady Michelle Obama will be making a guest appearance in final season of the family comedy, which is set to premiere in 2022.

“#blackish is going all out for the final season!” the ABC show’s official Instagram account wrote alongside a group picture featuring Michelle and the cast. “We are honored to have trailblazer @michelleobama join us as an upcoming guest star.”

The wife of former President Barack Obama also shared her excitement on her own page. In her Instagram Story, she reposted the show’s post and wrote, “I’ve long been a fan of @blackishabc’s wit and all-around brilliance, and it was such a thrill to join in for an episode. I can’t wait for you all to see it!”

Cast member Tracee Ellis Ross also reacted to the news, promising fans that it will “be an amazing final season.” She went on pen in an Instagram Story, “We will have the glorious @michelleobama as our guest!!! THAT’S HOW YOU CLOSE OUT AN EPIC 8 years!”

Michelle Obama and Tracee Ellis Ross showed excitement over the latter’s guest appearance.

In the final season, “Black-ish” will further tell stories about current events through the lens of the Johnson family. That includes the global pandemic, voting, systemic racism and the movement for social justice and equality.

In addition to Tracee, in the half-hour series stars Anthony Anderson, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, Marsai Martin, Laurence Fishburne, Jenifer Lewis and Peter Mackenzie. The cast also includes Deon Cole, Jeff Meacham and Katlyn Nichol.

Back in May, creator Kenya Barris broke the “exciting and bittersweet” news that “Black-ish” would end after season eight. “To ALL the people in the world I love, honor, respect and care for it is both exciting and bittersweet to share that black-ish has been RENEWED by ABC for it’s [sic] EIGHTH… and FINAL SEASON,” he announced at the time.

He continued, “In this day and age it is rare to get to decide when your show should come to an end, and we are grateful along with ABC to be able to make this final season exactly what we’d hoped for– and to do it with the entire and AMAZINGLY STELLAR cast coming back to close this chapter out with us the right way!”

“Black-ish” has spawned spin-offs “Mixed-ish“, “Grown-ish” and “Old-ish“.

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