Originally Posted by vernonbc
Love how this is always trotted out as an excuse for some of the ridiculous things he says. English IS his first language. His mother is S African and spoke English to him and that was the first language he learned. He and Myrka are also using English as their daughters first language. He said this in an interview quite recently. Enough with the flimsy excuses for him.
I don't think he said that. I recall reading that he said he and Mirka speak Swiss German to the kids the most and then English second. The kids are going to go to school in Switzerland after all, not North America.