Los Angeles — Former US president Bill Clinton called Manny Pacquiao “a great guy and a great role model” when the two bumped into each other Wednesday at the backstage of Jimmy Kimmel Live.
It was the second meeting between Clinton and Pacquiao, who first saw each other in November 2009 when the Filipino was preparing to face Puerto Rican banger Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao is in town to promote his rematch with Tim Bradley scheduled next week at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, while Clinton, the 42nd US president, talked about the foundation being run by him, wife Hillary, former Secretary of State and New York senator, and daughter Chelsea.
Clinton served as president from 1993 until 2001 and is one of the most coveted speakers around the world and one of the highest-paid.
While Clinton is no longer visible in the world of politics, Pacquiao is deeply into it as he is the current congressman of the province of Sarangani and his wife Jinkee, who is due to give birth this month, is the vice governor of the province.
When Kimmel asked Pacquiao about his and wife’s political ambitions, the 35-year-old fighter said he is not giving it much thought at the moment since he is focused on beating Bradle
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