Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, everybody's favorite creepy, potentially corrupt world leader, offered some helpful dating advice for young people this weekend. We smell a book deal!
The AP reports that at a convention for his party's youth wing Sunday, Berlusconi explained that young women should date rich guys: ''I said to a girl to look for a wealthy boyfriend. This suggestion is not unrealistic.'' He also opined that women like older men because, ''he's old. He dies and I inherit.'' And he attributed his own success with the ladies to the fact that "I'm a nice guy'' and ''I'm loaded.'' The former is debatable, but Berlusconi's definitely loaded — still, we bet he could use the extra cash a dating guide would bring. Berlusconi's qualifications for penning such a book include a "controversies" section on Wikipedia that currently has fourteen subheadings, including my personal favorite, "Jokes, gestures and blunders," which includes this gem: