Jeb Bush: 'Supergirl' star is 'pretty hot'

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It's a bird, it's a plane, it's...a politician saying something he may regret later.

Jeb Bush spoke at a Las Vegas event Wednesday, where he was asked to name his favorite Marvel superhero, CNN reports.

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Bush appeared to have a bit of trouble naming one, saying instead, "I like watching the movies. I wish I owned Marvel, as someone that believes in capitalism."

"I like the old-school guys like Batman, a little dark these days," he continued, showing his apparent affinity for DC Comics.

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Then, the presidential candidate -; who is married with three children -; made it known that he finds Melissa Benoist, star of CBS' Supergirl, to be easy on the eyes.

"I saw it when I was working out this morning," Bush said of an ad for the show. "She looked kinda...she looked pretty hot. I don't know which channel it's on, but I'm looking forward to that."

After the audience laughed, Bush -; who continues to lag in polls for the GOP race behind Donald Trump and Ben Carson -; acknowledged, "That'll make news."

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