— black-ish (@blackishabc) October 28, 2021
Kenya Barris, the creator of the Black-ish franchise, which also includes two spinoff series, Grown-ish, and Mixed-ish, announced in May that this upcoming season would be the series’ last.
“# BLACK-ISH ANNOUNCEMENT!!! -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 EIGHTH… and FINAL SEASON.”
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There are no details outside of Obama playing herself or how many episodes she will appear in, but the Twitterverse definitely spoke up about the revealing news!
Am gonna miss @JeniferLewis @marsaimartin , @MilesBrown and @deoncole terribly!!! These four awesome human beings to me are the epic center of the show especially Ruby. The whole team is awesome too and purely talented. God bless you all . #blackexcellence ✊#blackish ✊
— FREDD7 LIVERPOOL (@Fredd7liverpool) October 29, 2021
I cannot wait to see the direction and flow of her character on the show. It has demonstrated excellence in writing, casting, relevant topics, important history lessons not talked about enough. Engagement at the individual, cultural, and teaching history to us all. #michelleobama
— Tim’s Truths, DrPH, Health Consultant, Researcher (@babyboi2u) October 28, 2021
Wow!!! This is big, can’t wait to see.
— xxsampeytonxx (@samanthapmorgan) October 28, 2021
I will miss the show. Glad to see Mrs. Obama will be on the scene.
— Sharon Stricklin (@Sharon_Strick) October 29, 2021
— Edward Sanchez (@EdwardIsSoCool) October 28, 2021
This is going to be epic! ❤
— Tanzania Daniel (@byrd019) October 28, 2021
Sending love to you all
You are very much Loved and admired Michelle Obama.
— Equal=Rights 4All Humanity. ☀️ (@hockeyfanaticc) October 28, 2021
Mrs. @MichelleObama, you are truly a role model to follow. May God keep guiding you and your family always. My late mom admired you as well.
Have a very blessed day Mrs. Obama.
— Judy Cerella (@JCerella) October 28, 2021
Beautiful picture, you my dear are an inspiration and excellent role model. Thank you. Jennifer Lewis has always been one of my favorite actresses. Love to hear her emphasis.
— Jvette (@Jvette61) October 28, 2021
@MichelleObama can’t wait to see it. That’s great entertainment news Madam First Lady. Much love to you dear.
— Minerva Munroe Reece (@MinervaReece) October 29, 2021
Can’t wait to see your episode! We love you First Lady!
— danetta dupree (@danettadupree) October 29, 2021
Can you run for president pls? pic.twitter.com/jQRwrOO0K0
— (@Cardiisshook) October 28, 2021
I’m so sad to see this show end but excited to have you on this season.
— Wolfie (@17Wolfie) October 28, 2021