TSR STAFF: Debra Oh! @The_Ebony_Issue _____________________________________ Word on the street is #BarackObama is definitely a hopeless romantic and even allegedly proposed to the woman he was with before Michelle Obama twice but she turned him down both times. _____________________________________ In a book entitled, "Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama," author David Garrow claims that the former president had asked a woman named Sheila Miyoshi Jager to marry him twice after meeting her while in Chicago. _____________________________________ Obama had allegedly first proposed to the Dutch and Japanese professor in the mid-80s but her parents put a stop to it arguing that the she was too young to get married. _____________________________________ The second occasion came about while Obama was preparing to leave Chicago for Havard in Boston in 1988. _____________________________________ At the time, the relationship was strained because of Obama's strong desire to want to be president one day. His ambitions and his "a deep-seated need to be loved and admired" caused a rift in his relationship with Jager because he was concerned about what message the world would received for him not having a Black woman as — read more at TheShadeRoom.com (link in bio)
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