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Catwalk strut "a bit stupid" admits PM

Mon 7 Feb 2011 In: New Zealand Daily News

Prime Minister John Key has admitted he was "a bit stupid" to 'mince' down the catwalk during the unveiling of Rugby World Cup volunteers' uniforms last week. Key modelled the uniforms with a campy strut down the catwalk, which has left people divided over whether what the media has dubbed his 'catwalk mince' was harmless fun, embarrasing, or offensive. "I responded to the crowd last week, I was having a bit of fun, but I shouldn't have done that in my view, that was probably a bit stupid," Key has told Breakfast on TV One. "But unfortunately I get put in a gazillion situations like that... My life is out there engaging with people at a million different events and where ever I go people will start throwing balls around, doing things whatever it is." Key said he had to balance getting out his serious messages with interacting with people. Watch John Key's catwalk "mince" below:    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Monday, 7th February 2011 - 10:26am

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