The Dalai Lama identifies as a feminist, but perhaps he's in need of a Feminism 101 class, because I don't know what in the world this shit is all about:
BBC presenter Clive Myrie asked the Buddhist leader if his 15th reincarnation could be a woman. "Yes," he responded. "One occasion in Paris, one woman's magazine reporter come to see me, I think more than 15 years ago. She asks me, 'Any possibility of a female Dalai Lama?' I mention, why not?" he recalled. "The female biologically [has] more potential to show affection and compassion."Soooo women are biologically wired to me more compassionate, but we're only useful as leaders if we're hot. Neat.
"And then, I told this reporter, the face must be very attractive. Otherwise, not much use," he added chuckling.
Myrie had to laugh at that. "You're joking, I'm assuming?" he asked.
"No, I meant it, true," the Dalai Lama replied.
One of the things I love, ahem, about this job is how every new day brings merry misogynist insult from the coolest dudes all over the world!