Lily Collins Reading Her Letter From Michelle Obama Is All Of Us

What would you do if you received a letter in the mail from Michelle Obama? Once you got over the initial shock of actually getting a piece of real life snail mail in your hands, you'd probably fangirl the fuck out over the fact that the greatest FLOTUS of all time wrote you a letter, no? That's exactly what actress Lily Collins did — in her graceful, Lily Collins way, that is — when she received correspondence from Mrs. Obama herself.

Collins had sent the former First Lady a copy of her first book, Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me, a collection of personal essays about body image, self-love, family, and relationships. The 28-year-old's bold move paid off when she opened up a sweet note in return, as she reveals in an adorably giddy video on Instagram.

"I just received a letter in the mail which has put me in a deep state of shock," Collins begins the video. "It's from someone I admire and respect so much. And I'm not going to give you any clues, I'm just going to read it." The Rules Don't Apply star proudly recites the letter, which she also snapped and posted on Instagram. (Can never have too much social media evidence that the greatest First Lady of all time wrote you a letter!)

"Dear Lily: I am writing to thank you for the copy of your new book. The gift was such a nice gesture and I look forward to sharing it with my daughters," Obama writes. "The outpouring of support I have received from women across the country continues to amaze me, and I am filled with a great sense of hope for our shared future."
She continued, "I heard this quote recently and it reminded me of your book so I wanted to share it with you. 'Here's to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.' Again, thanks for your kindness, Lily. I wish you all the best."

Collins thanked the recent FLOTUS for her thoughtful letter in the caption of her Instagram — also shouting out the amazing choice of stamp Obama used. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart Michelle Obama for your encouragement and support. You have no idea how much this means to me," she writes. "And that Wonder Woman stamp is everything. You truly are such an incredible inspiration. I'll definitely be framing these!"

In a giant, beautiful, bulletproof frame we presume.
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