Could he become a brand spokesman?

Vice President Joe Biden’s affection for Ray-Ban sunglasses is well-known, and CNN even says his looks has become “somewhat iconic” over the years.

Now the politician is joking about a possible future with the eyewear company.

During a campaign speech on a recent sunny day in Tampa, FL, he received cheers when he put on his sunglasses, CNN reports.

That prompted him to crack: "Sorry, I'm doing this because maybe when I need a job, Ray-Ban may have me as a sponsor.” (Scroll down to watch a video of the moment unfolding.)

Biden says he’s been wearing the populator aviator sunglasses since age 15. The Skimm has quotes him saying he has to get new Ray-Bans several times a year, as when he puts his sunglasses down, “sometimes people steal them for souvenirs.”

The vice president was on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton.

Read more at CNN

Read more at the Skimm

This story is tagged under: