Former first daughter Malia Obama could be seen enjoying her California cool style as she left a restaurant with friends in Los Angeles on Friday.
The 23-year-old daughter of former President Barack Obama’s screenwriter wore casual things in an antique T-shirt combined with black pants and Birkenstock.
Obama, who is the author of Donald Glover’s upcoming Amazon project, Hiva, was photographed leaving a luxury Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood serving small plates of vegan dishes in an elegant atmosphere.
Her long hair was parted around her shoulders with sunglasses on top of her head.
Malia Obama, 23, was photographed Friday at a Los Angeles restaurant in West Hollywood having dinner with friends
Former President Barack Obama’s 23-year-old daughter kept things in a vintage T-shirt paired with black pants and Birkenstock
Obama wore a blue jacket slung low over his shoulders as he carried a Lorne Simpson canvas bag beside him.
Both of Malia’s friends were getting ready to put on their sunglasses while she was already holding hers firmly on top of her head.
In March, Donald Glover confirmed that Obama had given her her first job as a writer after college in his new series on Amazon, noting that she was ‘incredibly talented’ and ‘really focused’.
Multihifenat, also known by his stage name Childish Gambino, was at the premiere of the third season of ‘Atlanta’ when he said he had recruited a Harvard graduate to work in the writers ’room on his latest project.
“She’s like, an incredibly talented person,” Glover, 38, said. Vanity Fair Obama. ‘She’s really focused and working very hard.’
The actor is the screenwriter and executive producer of the upcoming Amazon series – reportedly titled ‘Hive’ – which tells the story of a ‘Beyoncé-type character’.
Malia seemed to be holding a donkey keychain in her right hand – one of the symbols of the Democratic Party
Malia could be seen coming down from the sidewalk holding the car keys in her hands
The former First Daughter seemed to share a joke with one of her friends as a smile slid across her face
Glover did not reveal how Obama – who was an intern on Lena Dunham’s HBO series ‘Girls’ in 2015 and The Weinstein Company in 2017 – got the job after graduating from college last year.
His younger brother Stephen Glover is also working on an upcoming Amazon project, and he said they were interested in ‘hearing her stories and that she works with them’, suggesting they may have approached her about the position.
Glover believes Obama has a promising future in the industry, saying for the publication: “I feel like she’s just someone who will have really good things soon.”
‘Her writing style is great,’ he added.
Obama, who moved to Los Angeles for her first Hollywood gig, also earned praise from Stephan.
The ‘Atlanta’ co-writer and executive producer praised her work ethic and ideas, saying they are happy to have her on the team because of her perspective.
The conversation was easy as friends got off the sidewalk to get back to their car
Malia, who is a novice screenwriter working for Donald Glover, could be seen looking around as her friend cleaned his sunglasses with his gray T-shirt
The trio was filmed exiting the Crossroads Kitchen in West Hollywood serving vegan dishes in an elegant setting
‘Donald always says perspective matters, and people with different perspectives are important to the writers’ room. And for sure, she definitely has a unique perspective on everything, ‘he told Vanity Fair.
‘So we wanted to hear her stories and that she works with us. Listening to her stories and her participation gave us a lot of good ideas. ‘
Asked how he rejects Obama’s proposals, he made it clear that she does not receive any special treatment in the writers’ room because of who her parents are.
‘Well, you know, we just hurt her feelings. We can’t be easy on her just because she is [former] the president’s daughter ‘, Stephan joked.
‘No, she’s very down to earth and cool. So, that is not a problem at all ‘, he added. ‘She has a lot of good ideas. She’s great. She’s just an ordinary person like everyone else. ‘
Glover did not comment on whether Obama is joined by bodyguards when she is at work, but described that her days in the writers’ room were like therapy.
‘We’re just talking about how we feel and what’s going on in our lives, so our work and all the shows we do become very personal that way,’ he said.
There seemed to be good chemistry among the friends as they walked out of the restaurant
Former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have many reasons to fly to the West Coast now that their youngest Sasha (20) also lives in Los Angeles
Glover, 38, praised “incredibly talented” Obama as a writer, saying she was “focused” and “really working.”
‘And at the same time, it’s a lot of fun. We talk about everything and to be honest about things, and we get all kinds of ideas. ‘
Obama’s younger sister, Sasha, 20, also moved to Los Angeles and is a student at the University of Southern California after graduating from the University of Michigan.
DailyMail.com exclusively revealed in April that Sasha is in a relationship with Clifton Powell Jr., 24, the son of ‘Ray’ actor Clifton Powell.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama, 58, was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, while President Obama, 60, has lived and worked in the city, where the family still owns the house, since the late 1980s.
Powell and Sasha are believed to have met after she moved to the West Coast, after leaving the University of Michigan to transfer to the USC.
The Obama girls have largely shunned the spotlight, especially since their father’s presidential term ended in early 2017.
A few months after her family left the White House, Malia – who took a year off from school – enrolled at Harvard University. She graduated in the spring of 2021.
She has long shown an interest in filmmaking and did an internship in the filming of Extant in high school and at The Weinstein Company in 2017 before getting her current role in Glover.