This is the Australian equivalent of Kanye West announcing his presidential ambitions.
The infamous Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer, 29, is clearly priming himself and his wife Aysha for bigger and better things.
The couple have been diligently practicing their serious president-and-first-lady stances, including an interview with A Current Affair which Mehajer insisted on conducting from behind a lectern, his loyal wife standing, hands clasped, behind him.
He was wearing his very serious glasses which you know are not prescription. She was wearing her most Jackie O ensemble (she’s turning in her grave at that statement, I know).
Speaking to one singular Channel Nine reporter from on high, notes in hand and wife in her place “two metres behind”, Mehajer spoke of his prime ministerial ambitions.
Watch the ACA report here. Post continues after video.
“I would like to start off by being in state, federal and I’d like to make my way up to the very top spot. That would [be] my dream come true,” he said.
The woman formerly known as April from Dapto almost missed out on featuring in the interview at all, but her husband relented, somewhat doubtfully. “Yeah, why not. She should probably step back, though, like two metres,” he said.