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
  • Escaped prsoner still at large

  • Rugby: Highlanders well prepared for Shark hunt

  • Labour and Greens slam OCR rise

  • Football: Howieson achieves lifelong goal

  • League: Marshall would be welcomed back in the NRL

  • Motorsport: Whincup confident of reaching peak

  • Auckland Weather

    22°
    Today
    Partly Cloudy
    H:24° L:16°
    Click for More Weather
    More Weather

    The Republic of NZ

    Should New Zealand cut ties with the monarchy and become a republic?

    Vote Now

    View Results