In a bid to rescue his reputation, Oscar de la Renta made a rare appearance on The View Monday to discuss *those* Michelle Obama comments. The designer has received backlash over his criticisms of Michelle Obama's wardrobe, including wearing a cardigan to meet the Queen. "She's entitled to wear anything she wants to. I may have chosen my words badly, and I regret it," he said.

When Barbara Walters asked if he was jealous, he replied by saying: "Of course I'm jealous. Listen, to dress the First Lady is a tremendous privilege. I'm jealous if I'm not dressing every single woman." Click play on video above to watch.