Bill Clinton sees his duty as First Gentleman if Hillary wins as 'being around to buck her up every morning'

Clinton said should his wife win his role would be one of 'moral support'

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The Independent Online

Bill Clinton has revealed he sees his role as First Gentleman as one of moral supporting, standing by Hillary to “buck her up every morning.”

The former president, 68, told Bloomberg TV that he believes it is a duty to serve the president in whatever manner possible – irrespective of their marriage or any personal relationships.

Hillary, 67, announced her intention to run for president earlier this year and with her extensive connections and experience is already pegged as a frontrunner.

Clinton said his wife “will have to decide what's my highest and best use,” adding: “including being around to buck her up every morning.”

Clinton, whose own presidency from 1993 to 2001 was overshadowed by his extra-marital affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, also said although he would continue lecturing he would waive his speaking fee.

The lecture circuit is highly lucrative, with reports indicating that Clinton charges as much as $500,000 for a single appearance.