New York, Apr (ANI): President Obama felt the heat on Thursday after calling a powerful Indian-origin female official smoking hot.
And as luck would have it, he made the unfortunate comment on the same day his wife mistakenly referred to herself as a single mother.
Obama was slammed on Twitter as "awkward" and "sexist", after calling Kamala Harris as the "best looking attorney general in the country" during a fund-raiser, the New York Daily News reported.
"It's true, come on," the President added as fund-raiser attendees in Atherton, California guffawed.
Obama set up the remark with a heap of more conventional praise for Harris, 48, who campaigned for him last year.
Thursday turned out to be double trouble for the First Family, with Michelle Obama calling herself a "busy single mother" in an interview.
The mum of two immediately caught herself, saying, "You know, when you've got the husband who's president, it can feel a little single, but he's there." (ANI)