NYC s Naked Cowboy causes a stir in Mexican capital
Mexico City Jan 13 (IANS) A street performer known as the "Naked Cowboy" of New York s Times Square has brought his act to the streets of this capital where he is getting acquainted with the family of his Mexican-born wife.
Robert John Burck clad in his trademark outfit of underwear boots and hat with a guitar slung across his chest is enjoying a warm welcome in Mexico City where pedestrians stop to have their photos taken with him Efe news reported on Friday.
"It s better than in New York the people are very entertaining and the women very pretty " the 47-year-old American told Efe.
Chatting in "Spanglish " Burck said that his visit to the Aztec nation has increased his "love for the Mexicans".
Yet despite those sentiments and his spouse s Mexican roots Burck has been a supporter of US President Donald Trump s hard-line approach to immigration.
Burck s wife Patricia Cruz said the purpose of the trip was for her husband to meet her mother.
"He fell in love with Mexico " she told Efe.
Cruz who came to the US as a teenager in 2003 was 25 when she and Burke wed in 2013.
The couple met in the New York coffee shop where Cruz was working as a waitress.