Newt Gingrich Compares Hillary Clinton to Kim Kardashian

Celebrity News Jun. 25, 2014 AT 9:21PM
Hillary Clinton, Kim Kardashian and Newt Gingrich Newt Gingrich compares Hillary Clinton to Kim Kardashian. Credit: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Jacopo Raule/FilmMagic; Michael Kovac/WireImage

Wait, what?! Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich compared former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Kim Kardashian on CNN's Crossfire on Tuesday, June 24.

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"You have to understand the problem Bill has," Gingrich started while discussing how former President Bill Clinton came out defending his wife, Clinton, who recently revealed they were "dead broke" when they left the White House. "Bill is to politics what Fred Astaire is to dancing, he is just automatically amazing and he wants to have Ginger Rogers out there dancing," the former House Speaker went on.

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"Instead [with Hillary Clinton] it’s a little bit like watching Kim Kardashian get kicked off the stage by Prince because she couldn’t dance," he concluded in reference to when the reality star was booted off stage by the iconic singer in 2011 at a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (In case you missed it, Mrs. West was invited on stage by Prince, until she started dancing and he yelled, "Get off the stage!")

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Gingrich didn't stop there. When it came to politics and the former First Lady, the 71-year-old continued his dance metaphor.

"I think there’s a big problem, because I don’t think, as a candidate, that [she] dances very well," Gingrich said.

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