Vladimir Putin has claimed he never has bad days because he 'is not a woman'. The Russian president made the bizarre comment to Oliver Stone during his upcoming four-part Showtime documentary, The Putin Interviews, Daily Mail reports.
'I am not a woman, so I don't have bad days,' the Moscow man told Stone while giving the award-winning director a tour of the Kremlin's gilded throne room, Bloomberg reports.
'I am not trying to insult anyone. That's just the nature of things. There are certain natural cycles.'
Stone also quizzed Putin about Russia's controversial stance towards its LGBT community, asking whether the president would 'take a shower in a submarine next to a gay man'.
'Well, I prefer not to go to the shower with him. Why provoke him? But you know, I'm a judo master,' Putin said, according to Bloomberg.
It comes after a snippet of the interviews, which were filmed over two years, was released last week. It showed Putin driving while Stone was in the passenger seat asking question - via a translator sat in the backseat.
The award-winning director is seen asking Putin about Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor and CIA employee who leaked classified information about the extent of the NSA's surveillance. Snowden is wanted on espionage charges in the US.
'I think he [Snowden] shouldn't have done it. If he didn't like anything at his work, he should have simply resigned,' Putin told Stone.
The 64-year-old Russian leader said that he can't personally justify Snowden's methods, but he does believe that he was within his rights to take the decision.