I'm not surprised that Italian Prime Minister is envious of Obama and Naomi Campbell, considering he has a permanent tan himself.
"He told ANSA news agency his initial remark was intended as a "compliment," adding that he is equally "envious" of black supermodel Naomi Campbell.
"My compliment to Barack is a little envious," said Berlusconi, who had what he described as a "long, cordial" telephone conversation with the new occupant of the White House -- instigated by Obama -- on November 7."We would all like to be tanned like Naomi Campbell and Obama," said the self-made billionaire, who sports a permanent tan, during a press conference in Pescara, Italy." source
I know some people may take his comment as offensive but I see his comment as expressing what he truly desires to see himself as. I can count the amount of tanning salons where I live on my fingers and toes and the clientelle of these salons are non-black people.
But if I was to say that whites desire to have the same complexions as blacks, I would be looked at like an idiot. So I will let everyone guess for themselves. Suntanning products should really be called "melanin in a bottle, got none here's some "