President Obama on Thursday met Israel’s reigning beauty queen, who later called him ‘a world-class hunk, charming and an extraordinary gentleman.’
Obama and Yityish Aynaw, an Ethiopian Jewish immigrant to Israel, dined together at an official state dinner in Jerusalem, where the White House had requested her presence. Obama was in Jerusalem as part of a four-day trip to Israel, Jordan and the West Bank.
Aynaw, who goes by ‘Titi,’ made history a couple weeks ago by becoming the first black ‘Miss Israel.’
Beauty queen: President Obama met Israel’s reigning beauty queen on Thursday, just a couple weeks after she made history by becoming the first black ‘Miss Israel.
After the dinner, Aynaw gushed about meeting Obama in an interview with the Israeli publication Yediot Aharonot.
‘He’s an exciting man, a world-class hunk, charming and an extraordinary gentleman,’ she said.
Aynaw and Obama were introduced by Israeli President Shimon Peres.
‘You are very beautiful,’ Obama told her, according Israeli media. ‘And Michelle would have been very happy to be as tall as you are.’
h/t: Daily Mail0