In a recent interview, with the BBC, the 84 year old Dalai Lama commented that if his successor were female she would have to be “attractive”. After receiving criticism for the remarks he apologised.
In the interview he also discussed the refugee crisis in Europe, and voiced his feelings about US President Donald Trump, saying that his presidency was marred by a “lack of moral principle.” The Dalai Lama has met every US President since George H.W. Bush, and said he would be open to meet the President, but had never been asked.
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