Michelle Obama Tells Congress To 'Sit Down' During State Of The Union Address (VIDEO)

03/29/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

President Obama acknowledged a somewhat "embarrassed" Michelle Obama during his State of the Union address on Wednesday.

Obama motioned to the first lady and touted her efforts to fight childhood obesity, prompting many in the audience to rise to their feet in applause. After a few seconds, a smiling Mrs. Obama mouthed the words "sit down."

When the standing ovation quieted down, Obama told the audience that, "She gets embarrassed."