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Mitt Romney

Gene Hackman Should

Play MY WIFE in Movie

9/18/2012 8:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Gene Hackman would make a lovely Ann Romney in a Hollywood movie about her life ... this according to Mitt Romney.

The Republican nominee and his wife appeared on "Live! with Kelly and Michael" this morning ... and endured a Rapid Fire line of questions ... one of which was, "Who would you pick to play each other in the movie?"

Mitt replied, "For me, my favorite actor is Gene Hackman ... so I'd like Gene Hackman."

Kelly Ripa quickly shot back, "You want Gene Hackman to play YOUR WIFE!?"

Mitt laughed ... and joked, "What was that movie he was in? The Birdcage?"

Don't worry, Mitt eventually corrected himself ... and picked a more appropriate star.

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Phishie from Philly    

Maybe Mitt should of had Gene to talk at the Rep Convention instead of Clint Eastwood. At least Gene would have put someone in the chair to talk too.
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Phishie from Philly

714 days ago
17.

Mike    

I find it interesting that those on the left have a need to always denigrate, make fun of, paint conservatives as out of touch, less intelectual, stupid, etc. You all have been sucked in and walk about life with blinders on.

714 days ago
18.

Sapphiegirl    

Who's he trying to insult Gene Hackman or his wife? Dud I would be furious if my husband (even jokedly) told a live audience on national tv that i looked like a leathery old man!

714 days ago
19.

DaveT    

Is Obama really the "President of Peace" as his supporters claim?
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Google: "Obama Fact Sheet. Bush, Obama, Same Old Drama! Chronological"
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See the real Obama the media doesn't talk about ;)

714 days ago
20.

ManiacalZebra    

The man SERIOUSLY needs to learn to think before he speaks

714 days ago
21.

DAISY    

C'mon, This is REALLY dumb! Before he says Gene Hackman, he says " For me", meaning he wants Gene to play HIM... how Kelly got that he wanted Gene to play his wife is beyond me!!! I love Kelly, but what an airheaded comment! Another fine example of people making something out of nothing!!!!

714 days ago
22.

LCS27    

lol. His social skills are developed,

714 days ago
23.

Level34    

If anyone votes for Obama. They should just drink his grape kool-aid as well...wait, maybe that's not such a bad idea after all. DRINK UP MORONS:)And make sure you leave enough for the MEDIA POND S***.

714 days ago
24.

Bethy    

Not really much of a big deal, guys. He misunderstood the question. He clearly meant that he wanted Gene Hackman to play HIM, not his wife. Funny moment because he didn't listen to the whole question, but that's pretty much it.

714 days ago
25.

Raymond    

Gee, is he trying to compete in the Bushism arena or what's going on with that guy? Looks like grubbing for money and properly expressing oneself are mutually exclusive activities.

714 days ago
26.

R    

Sharon Stone would be a step up. A big step.

714 days ago
27.

ME623    

How is he your favorite actor, and you can't tell the difference between Gene Hackman and Nathan Lane? WHAT AN IDIOT!!!!!!

714 days ago
28.

hihat    

Wow, these Republicans sure hold women in high regard -- especially their wives!

714 days ago
29.

MsSuburbia    

Center of the universe. That's a narcissistic sociopath for ya.

714 days ago
30.

writenow    

Earth to Mitt: Give it up. You have no ear for the questions, much less the answers.

So just enjoy your secretly stashed millions

Obama 2012
Romney 1040


Please leave Americans, alone. Just go Away.

714 days ago
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