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

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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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MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, UNITED STATES: US President George W. Bush (R) reaches out to shake hands with his brother Florida Governor Jeb Bush (L) shortly after Air Force One arrived at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, 09 May 2006. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
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President George Bush (left) and brother Gov. Jeb Bush acknowledge cheering supporters at a fundraiser for the Republican Party of Florida at the Contemporary Resort at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, Friday, February 17, 2006. (Photo by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/MCT via Getty Images)
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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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