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Was This Michelle Obama Dress 'Ridiculous'? (Photo)

| by Charles Roberts

The 39th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C., was characterized by celebrity appearances, light-hearted banter -- and controversy over Michelle Obama's choice of attire.

The First Lady arrived at the Kennedy Center Opera House on Dec. 4 wearing a black, green and pink gown designed by Gucci. While some complimented the dress, others took to social media to express their revulsion.

"Good Lord, what roll of cheap a-- wrapping paper did that walmart looking dress come from?" a woman wrote on Twitter, according to Bizpac Review.

"OMG How embarrassing!" was another user's reaction.

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"Nice to see Michelle's absolutely horrid taste in clothing hasn’t improved," read yet another tweet.

And a woman calling herself "Trump's Tennis Girl" tweeted that the First Lady's outfit reminded her "of a boring spinach salad."

Bizpac Review itself described the gown as a "green monstrosity."

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But the reaction wasn't all critical. Hollywood Life said Michelle looked "ravishing" and "drop-dead-gorgeous," while E! News called the dress a "show-stopping number."

The event, which included appearances by Al Pacino, Kevin Spacey and Steven Colbert, will be broadcast Dec. 27 on CBS at 9 p.m., according to CBS News.

Sources: Bizpac ReviewHollywood LifeE! NewsCBS News / Photo Credit: NewsGrio