Mitt Romney has said he would want his grandchildren to be happy if they turned out to be gay.

Romney made his comments Wednesday during an appearance on Spanish network Univision's Meet the Candidates forum held in Coral Gables, Florida.

When asked what his advice would be to one his five sons if he turned out to be gay and wanted to get married, Romney joked that his sons “are married, so I'd be surprised.”

“But I have grandchildren,” he continued, “and I love my children and I love my grandchildren. And I would of course want them to be happy.”

“My view is this: That individuals should be able to pursue a relationship of love and respect and raise a family as they would choose. I would like to have the term marriage continue to be associated with a relationship between one man and one woman.”

“That certainly doesn't prevent two people of the same gender living in a loving relationship together having a domestic partnership, if you will.” (The video is embedded on this page. Visit our video library for more videos.)