Last month, Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said he found Supergirl star Melissa Benoist “pretty hot” during a campaign event in Las Vegas. “I don’t know what channel it’s on, but I’m looking forward to that,” Bush said of the CBS show.
Unsurprisingly, the comments have followed Benoist to various talk-show appearances ever since. On CBS This Morning, she laughed off Bush’s words: “You know, I don’t know what to think about it. [I’m] glad he’s excited to watch the show,” she said.
And on Thursday’s episode of The Late Late Show, the Bush clip ran again: host James Corden showed Bush’s gaffe to Benoist and fellow show guests Olivia Wilde and Saoirse Ronan.
“It may be the only thing he’s ever been right about,” Wilde said as Benoist laughed.
WANT MORE? Keep up with all the latest late-night coverage by subscribing to our newsletter. Head here for more details.
Watch the awkward moment turn sublime below.