Huckabee, who has indicated he is considering the 2016 presidential bid, had declared earlier this week that he was offended by women swearing in public in a professional setting during a radio interview in Iowa.
“In New York, not only do the men do it, but the women,” he said, “my gosh, this is worse than locker room talk. As we would say in the South, that’s just trashy,” he told “Mickelson in the Morning” host, Jan Mickelson.
But when he appeared on “The Kelly File” on Fox News, Kelly, who lives in New York took him to task over his “trashy” comments.
Rounding off an interview with Huckabee, Kelly said: “Well I do have news for you before I let you go: we are not only swearing, we’re drinking, we’re smoking, we’re having pre-marital sex, we take birth control before we go to work, and sometimes boss around a bunch of men.
“I gotta leave it after that,” she said, laughing, while Huckabee, also laughing responded with: “I just don’t want to hear that”.
But Kelly got the last word: “I’m sorry, it’s just the reality, Gov.”