Hillary Clinton: ‘It’s Awkward Eating In Front Of The Press’

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Hillary Clinton hates eating in front of the cameras.

Hillary Clinton hates eating in front of the press

(Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

During a taped interview with Stephen Colbert Monday, the Democratic front-runner said there’s too much potential for an embarrassing photo.

“It’s awkward eating in front of the press,” Clinton said. “They could get a funny shot. Something could drop out of your mouth. It could smear your face. Anything that makes you look silly is great.” (RELATED: Hillary Clinton Tells Black Radio Host She Carries Hot Sauce In Her Purse)

While campaigning in New York last week, Clinton refused to eat a bite of cheesecake in front of the press.

“I learned early on not to eat in front of all of you,” she said. “Pining for a bite!” (RELATED: Hillary Clinton Sorry She Hasn’t Been Able To Do More Yoga Lately)