LISTEN LIVE TO NEWSTALK ZB

Newstalk ZB

ON AIR NOW

Keep up with
Newstalk ZB

Follow Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

Select region

Site Search

Search Search

Obama apologises for looks comment

Share |

International News | Monday April 8 2013 9:41

Obama apologises for looks comment

Barack Obama's had to apologise for complimenting the looks of California's Attorney General.

The US President has called Kamala Harris the best looking Attorney General in the country.

US correspondent Richard Arnold told Newstalk ZB's Mike Hosking the comment hasn't gone down well in some quarters.

"The comment in an official setting telling a woman she is beautiful struck many as an off note, the president has apologised and Miss Harris has said she has spoken to the president since and strongly supported him and did not say if she thinks he is cute."

Photo: Getty Images

Advertisement
WIN with iHeartRadio
Advertisement
  • Commonwealth Games: Kiwi synchronised divers finis ...

  • Commonwealth Games: Tutaia, Latu yet to be ruled o ...

  • Rolf Harris applies to appeal conviction

  • Commonwealth Games: Li sisters progress to table t ...

  • 50kg of cocaine missing from Paris cops HQ

  • Deadly shelling only hours into Gaza truce

  • Auckland Weather

    13°
    Today
    Rain
    H:18° L:14°
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    Electorate deals

    Should National have cut a pre-election deal with Colin Craig?

    Vote Now

    View Results