Hickenlooper makes second sex joke in a week

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DENVER — Last week, he told a group of kids assembled at the Capitol that his Lieut. Gov. Joe Garcia is a “sex star.”

Gov. John Hickenlooper quickly clarified that he meant to say “sex symbol” — and he later told FOX 31 Denver that he personally apologized to Garcia.

Then, at a luncheon Tuesday, another seemingly inadvertent sexual innuendo found its way into what appeared to be a rather innocuous introduction of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.

According to the Denver Post, Hickenlooper was speaking to the Colorado Business Community for the Arts Tuesday when he started ad libbing about the mayor’s wife, Mary Louise Lee, being an accomplished singer.

“We read about how President Obama sings to Michelle in the shower,” Hickenlooper told the group, according to the Post. “So you can just imagine what the mayor gives his wife in the shower. Uh, I mean what SHE gives him in the shower.”

It’s unclear whether the comments came before or after lunch was served.