Jill told Harper’s that she started the practice back when she was second lady, saying she would squabble with her spouse via message, rather than argue with the then-vice president out loud in front of the Secret Service.
The pair continue to “fext” until this day, with the FLOTUS revealing she recently messaged something extremely hurtful to her husband during a spat.
The president was forced to remind the FLOTUS that their texts and emails are kept as part of a historical record of each presidency.
“Joe said, ‘You realize that’s going to go down in history. There will be a record of that.’ I won’t tell you what I called him that time,” she confessed to the magazine.