Another day, another Donald Trump controversy.
Carly Fiorina, the 61-year-old former Hewlett-Packard CEO who is the only woman vying for the GOP presidential nomination, has responded to the real estate mogul's most recent insult after he seemingly criticized her appearance.
"'Look at that face!'" Trump said of Fiorina in his interview with Rolling Stone (he also appears on the mag's cover). "'Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president? I mean, she's a woman, and I'm not s'posedta to say bad things, but really, folks, come on. Are we serious?'"
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"I think those comments speak for themselves," Fiorina told host Megyn Kellyon Wednesday during an appearance on the Fox News Channel. "Honestly, Megyn, I'm not going to spend a single cycle wondering what Donald Trump means. But maybe, just maybe, I'm getting under his skin a little bit, because I am climbing in the polls."
This isn't the first time Trump has come under fire for his remarks and, more specifically, his comments towards women. Last month, he sparked outrage when he made a seemingly misogynistic comment in a CNN interview about Megyn Kelly, who had grilled him at the first Republican debate about past offensive comments.
"I don't have a lot of respect for Megyn Kelly—she's a lightweight," said Trump. "She gets out and she starts asking me all sorts of ridiculous questions and, you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever" (he later issued a statement through his campaign office clarifying "Mr. Trump said 'blood was coming out of her eyes and wherever,' meaning nose...only a deviant would think anything else").
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While Fiorina doesn't seem to be losing much sleep over Trump's remarks, the business mogul seemingly backtracked during his interview with Fox News on Thursday, saying he made the comment in a "jocular manner" and insisting he was talking about Fiorina's "persona."
"Probably I did say something like that about Carly," the 69-year-old politician said, per NBC News. "I'm talking about persona. I'm not talking about look."
Your move, Fiorina.