(AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) — SYDNEY  An Australian senator who told breakfast radio she would only date men who were rich and “well-hung” apologised Tuesday, saying she had tried to hide her embarrassment with a joke.

Jacqui Lambie, who took her seat in the national parliament’s upper house earlier this month, told Tasmania’s Heart 107.3 that she had not been in a relationship for more than a decade.

When the breakfast hosts suggested they help her find love, she replied: “Now they must have heaps of cash and they’ve got to have a package between their legs, let’s be honest.

“And I don’t need them to speak, they don’t even need to speak.”

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