Gov. Andrew Cuomo had some fun this morning with his younger brother, Chris, a CNN morning host, after the older brother was named to People’s list of sexiest men.
The older brother called into CNN to poke fun at making the list over the younger TV anchor.
“I think it’s obvious, frankly. Any observer of the situation, I think, would come to the same conclusion,” Cuomo, 55, joked of being on the list instead of his 43-year-old brother.
Chris responded, “I’m glad that you have nothing better to do than to call me about this.”
The two brothers are part of a tight-knit family, Chris grew up in the governor’s mansion when their father, Mario, was governor. Chris Cuomo has tweeted pictures of them fishing together on Long Island.
Chris joked at one point this morning about his brother’s boasting, “His head’s swelling up the inside whatever vehicle he’s in right now.”
“God gives everyone certain talents,” the governor responded. “Chris has some great talents. He’s a good listener. He’s very good at badminton. So he does have talents all his own.”
Later on the radio, Cuomo said he had fun busting on his brother, saying, “My brother Chris, he thinks he’s quite the looker and delights in his appearance.”
But the younger brother may have had the best zinger.
As the governor signed off, Chris called out, “We hope you’re well. Lower my taxes.”