NJ Politics Digest: Cory Booker Is Rosario Dawson’s Boyfriend

On Thursday, actress, producer, and singer Rosario Dawson confirmed she was dating the presidential hopeful, according to TMZ.

Rosario Dawson.
Rosario Dawson. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

When you’re running for president, it’s hard to keep your personal life secret.

So it’s no surprise that we now know the identity of the “someone really special” that New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said he was dating.

On Thursday, actress, producer, and singer Rosario Dawson was spotted walking through Reagan National Airport outside of Washington, D.C. When asked, she confirmed she was dating the presidential hopeful, according to TMZ.

Dawson said Booker was “a wonderful human being” and would make a good president. When asked the status of the relationship she said “so far, so wonderful,” though when asked about the possibility of Booker popping the question she responded “I have no idea.”

Last month Booker told the radio show “The Breakfast Club” that he had a “boo.” Booker said the person would make a good first lady, but also dodged answering questions about the possibility of marriage.

Dawson, 39, has starred in a variety of movies, ranging from Men in Black II to the musical Rent. She is also the co-founder of the group Voto Latino and endorsed President Barack Obama and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in their campaigns for the White House.

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NJ Politics Digest: Cory Booker Is Rosario Dawson’s Boyfriend