Ann Romney: My 'wild and crazy' husband
May 1st, 2012
09:06 AM ET
2 years ago

Ann Romney: My 'wild and crazy' husband

(CNN) - Ann Romney on Tuesday continued to disagree with the narrative that her husband, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, is "stiff."

"I love the opportunity of letting people see a side of Mitt that often people have mischaracterized ... as stiff, he's not. He's funny," Ann Romney said on CBS "This Morning" as she leaned over and put her arms around her husband of 42 years.

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Ann Romney said she still sees her partner as "the boy that I knew."

"I still look at him as the boy that I met in high school when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy," she said. "There's a wild and crazy man inside of there."

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  1. Dominican mama 4 Obama (the real one)

    " he's not. He's funny," Ann Romney said
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    He's not.

    May 1, 2012 09:14 am at 9:14 am |
  2. Rudy NYC

    "I love the opportunity of letting people see a side of Mitt that often people have mischaracterized ... as stiff, he's not. He's funny," Ann Romney said......
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    Mitt Romney is funny, but he's also stiff. As he walks around stage with a mike in his hand he reminds of C3PO, who also happens to be funny and stiff.

    May 1, 2012 09:18 am at 9:18 am |
  3. Dominican mama 4 Obama (the real one)

    when he was playing all the jokes and really just being crazy, pretty crazy," she said. "There's a wild and crazy man inside of there."
    -------------------------------------------------
    This is beyond pathetic now.
    Now Mama Robmey wants us to see her boy as funny, and a crazy, crazy guy.
    That's great for SNL but we don't want a disconnected, stiff, unfunny, crazy-azz clown with NO ideas unless he steals them for president.
    Obama 2012–Because Romney is nothing but a clown, and he sucks at that too.

    May 1, 2012 09:25 am at 9:25 am |
  4. T

    Oh come on lady.......this is not going to work. You sound FAKE , Mit is FAKE...........go back to the drawaing board.

    May 1, 2012 09:31 am at 9:31 am |
  5. NameJmnc

    Wow, nobody knows who this guy is. Not even his wife. "wild and crazy"? No he is dull and has no core. He started off as a teenager as carnival barker working to get relatives elected. Took time off to ride around on a bike pushing his religion on others in France... yew! Became a vulture capitalist. Then went back to carnival barking to elect himself. No thank you

    May 1, 2012 09:34 am at 9:34 am |
  6. livingston

    Just give it up Anne. In case no one else has told you, it's not working. When you try that hard you just end up looking sad.

    May 1, 2012 09:34 am at 9:34 am |
  7. Darlene

    Yes and I bet Steve Martin the original "Wild and Crazy Guy" agrees. Please give me a break. The only thing wild and crazy about Mitt is his policies he wants to put in place.

    May 1, 2012 09:35 am at 9:35 am |
  8. Mikey

    So Ann Romney's job is to try to convince us her husband actually has a personality? Seems she has the hardest job of all – more like impossible.

    May 1, 2012 09:36 am at 9:36 am |
  9. Etch-a-Sketch Mitt Is Soo Plastic he Makes Mannequins Looks Real

    Sorry Ann sweetie, keep your 'wild and crazy' husband to yourself!!!!

    This guy is a FLIPPER!!!!!

    May 1, 2012 09:36 am at 9:36 am |
  10. Sandy

    Yeah, right. What a couple of phony's!

    May 1, 2012 09:39 am at 9:39 am |
  11. GI Joe

    Just what we need - a stiff, wild, crazy republican that puts all his money overseas to avoid taxes, because he doesn't know how to create jobs here with that money.

    What a jerk.

    May 1, 2012 09:46 am at 9:46 am |
  12. Joseph

    I really don't think Ann Romney has met her husband....

    May 1, 2012 09:47 am at 9:47 am |
  13. ST

    Ann can decorate her husband the way she wants. But we the people, are not going to buy what she is selling. With little trust or no trust at all, we are not going to hire Romney for the job. He needs our full trust and unfortunately it is not there.

    May 1, 2012 09:47 am at 9:47 am |
  14. Joseph

    Does Ann Romney have more than one husband?

    May 1, 2012 09:47 am at 9:47 am |
  15. king

    He's crazy but the wild part, not

    May 1, 2012 09:49 am at 9:49 am |
  16. Is Mitt a Git?

    He's not wild and crazy – just crazy. Ann, you are telling lies just to make us like the both of you but it won't work. He is stiff and inhibited–probably in all aspects of his life.

    May 1, 2012 09:49 am at 9:49 am |
  17. Bill

    Sadly, Mrs. Mittens, it is not "your turn" for either of you. At least you can spend your time among your dozen or so homes. And who cares of he is funny? We are electing a president, not Mr. Personality (which your husband most assuredly is not).

    May 1, 2012 09:51 am at 9:51 am |
  18. SEAL Team Alpha and Omega

    Hey Willard, the closest you'll ever get to the White House is the day Obama picks up the daily news on the White House lawn with headlines reading, "Obama wins election in a landslide: Romney refuses to concede the race," and then uses that newspaper to scoop his dog's poop as he walks across the lawn to greet reporters and give his victory speech.

    May 1, 2012 09:53 am at 9:53 am |
  19. Blindersoff

    Ok, what does this have to do with him being president? We did not say Mitt is corny, we said Mitt is a Phony and chicken Hawk and can not relate to the average American needs! We don't need him to be funny, we need him to get it. And if he did get it, he would not be running for office. Get it?

    May 1, 2012 09:58 am at 9:58 am |
  20. Anonymous

    "There's a wild and crazy man inside of there."

    Beyond qualifying Mitt Romney for president of the Cuckoo Club, what on earth is she blabbering about?

    May 1, 2012 10:01 am at 10:01 am |
  21. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    It is time for Mittens to stop with the jokes, the lying, the flip flopping and grow up. We already have enough crazies from Fox foreign owned media with a criminal boss.

    May 1, 2012 10:03 am at 10:03 am |
  22. Namejkane fl live from teapublican moon base no taxes, no regulation no health care, free gas.

    Pandering for the female vote through his wife will not work, Dem landslide coming in Nov for all the damage republican clowns and the teaparty have done in the last three used and the previous 8 bush years.

    May 1, 2012 10:04 am at 10:04 am |
  23. mario

    what!!!!!!!!!! finally she is telling the truth

    May 1, 2012 10:07 am at 10:07 am |
  24. Tired of the republican lies

    So take him home, keep him there, and get wild and crazy out of our faces. :)

    May 1, 2012 10:08 am at 10:08 am |
  25. loser

    Romney owes Jimmy Carter a formal apology. Not only is Romney stiff ... he is arrogant and disrespectful to the office of the President ... something he will never experience.

    May 1, 2012 10:09 am at 10:09 am |
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