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This week’s People Magazine claims First Lady Michelle Obama was a victim of racism during an undercover visit to Target in 2011.

Mrs. Obama told the magazine, “…the only person who came up to me in the store was a woman who asked me to help her take something off a shelf. Because she didn’t see me as the first lady, she saw me as someone who could help her. Those kinds of things happen in life. So it isn’t anything new.”

Some websites are comparing that recounting of the visit to the way she told it not too long after it happened.

On the Late Show with David Letterman, Mrs. Obama laughed as she said, “I have to tell you something about this trip though. No one knew that was me. Because a woman actually walked up to me, right, I was in the detergent aisle, and she said, I kid you not, she said ‘Excuse me, I just have to ask you something.’ And I thought cover’s blown. She said, ‘Can you reach on that shelf and hand me the detergent?’ I kid you not. And the only thing she said, I reached up cause she was short, I reached up and pulled it down. She said ‘Well, you didn’t have to make it look so easy.’ That was my interaction. I felt so good. She had no idea who I was. I thought as soon as she walked up I looked my, I was with my assistant, and I said this is it. It’s over. We’re going to have to leave; she just needed the detergent.”

The question is whether Mrs. Obama changed the story or her feelings about incident or whether People Magazine took it out of context.

“I’ve heard her talk about that Target visit before and this was definitely a take on it I hadn’t heard from her before,” Sandra Westfall, the writer who conducted the interview, told the Washington Examiner.

The White House has not commented about the article.