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Hillary Clinton is desperate for Kim Kardashian's cell phone

Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton took a selfie with Kim Kardashian earlier this year and it was a big moment for both of them. Kim posted an ebullient message via social media and the once and possibly future White House resident says she's been on the hunt for a fancy cell phone like Kim's ever since.

Clinton discussed the snap (and serious topics, like policy positions) during a recent visit to Ellen DeGeneres' talk show.

"She was very nice and of course when she says to me 'Can we take a selfie?' I said, 'Hello, of course.' I mean that’s like an obvious answer," Clinton said. "She takes out her phone and she presses the button, I’ve never seen this anywhere else. I mean, you’re a famous celebrity, maybe you have.  I haven’t. She pulls it out it has lights all the way around it like little tiny, tiny lightbulbs. "

The encounter has the former Secretary of State in a lather over that phone: "I have been desperately looking for one of those ever since with no luck. So if anybody knows where you can get one… "

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Clinton discussed other aspects of the campaign. Here's a transcript, provided by the show:


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