Life is good for Mayor Pete Buttigieg and… Brad Pitt! The 2020 Democratic candidate joked on ‘Ellen’ that his husband was the ‘strongest individual I do know,’ and named the actor as a substitute of his IRL love, Chasten.

Rush Limbaugh‘s homophobia can’t convey down Mayor Pete Buttigieg and his good-looking husband, Chasten Buttigieg. The 2020 presidential hopeful, 38, responded on The Ellen Present to the radio host’s current offensive feedback about his marriage, and denied that kissing his husband on the controversy stage would hold him from defeating President Donald Trump within the 2020 election. “Look, I suppose he simply has a distinct thought of what makes a person than I do,” Buttigieg mentioned on the February 21 episode, which you’ll be able to watch under. “Look, I’m not going to take lectures on household values from the likes of Rush Limbaugh or anyone who helps Donald Trump, frankly.” In case you didn’t catch that coy dig, he was declaring that Limbaugh has been married 4 occasions.

If Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, have been to win the Democratic nomination, he can be the primary brazenly homosexual candidate to characterize a significant political celebration in an election. Ought to he win the final election in November after that, Buttigieg would change into the primary brazenly homosexual president of america. He would even be the youngest president at 39 years previous. Buttigieg and his husband, a former center college instructor, have been married since 2018. It looks like they could have secretly cut up, although, as a result of Chasten isn’t the person he named whereas speaking about his partner on Ellen! “The strongest folks I do know should not the loudest folks; they’re those who’ve the deepest sense of who they’re and what they worth and what they care about. And a type of folks, by the best way, one of many strongest folks I do know is my husband, Brad Pitt,” Buttigieg joked.

The digicam threw to Chasten, 30, who was laughing within the viewers whereas sitting with Ellen DeGeneres‘ spouse, Portia de Rossi. Pete’s joke in regards to the actor could also be in reference to President Trump’s rambling speech the day prior wherein he ranted about every thing from “clever man” Pitt to South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite successful Finest Image on the Oscars. On the high of his speech after successful Finest Supporting Actor on the Oscars for As soon as Upon A Time… In Hollywood, Pitt, 56, made a remark about Trump’s impeachment trial. “They advised me I solely have 45 seconds up right here, which is 45 seconds greater than the Senate gave John Bolton this week,” he mentioned, referring to Trump’s former nationwide safety adviser, who had supplied to testify.

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Pete Buttigieg and his actual husband, Chasten Buttigieg, on the marketing campaign path (REX/Shutterstock)

Or, you understand, it may have simply been that Brad Pitt’s his superstar crush. Buttigieg additionally took intention at Trump and Limbaugh for performing like they’re more durable than he’s, simply because he’s homosexual. “, after I was packing my luggage for Afghanistan,” Buttigieg, a former Navy intelligence officer mentioned,  “Donald Trump was engaged on Season 7 of Movie star Apprentice.”