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But media types weren't the only ones fawning over the self-proclaimed "mom in chief." According to Twitter, mentions of the first lady's speech peaked at 28,003 tweets per minute at its conclusion, nearly twice the high of 14,289 TPM mentioning Mitt Romney when he addressed the Republican National Convention last Thursday.
And you can bet that a number of celebrities tweeted their takes on the first lady's riveting speech. Here's what they had to say about FLOTUS: