the ultimate endorsement
This relationship is just as official as Sen. Cory Booker's (D-N.J.) 2020 campaign.
Rent actress Rosario Dawson is in a "wonderful" relationship with Booker, she confirmed to TMZ on Thursday. Dawson was spotted in Washington D.C. on Thursday, and said for the first time that the "busy" couple has been getting together whenever they can. She stopped short of saying if an engagement was on the way, but added that she was "grateful to be with someone that I respect and love and admire so much."
The news comes after Booker appeared on radio show The Breakfast Club and conceded that yes, he has "a boo" who's first lady material. Page Six reported weeks earlier that Booker and Dawson had been dating since "at least" December. The duo was spotted at a Broadway performance in January with Booker's niece and Dawson's daughter, and Dawson reportedly said "I love you" to Booker as they left. Dawson endorsed Green Party candidate Jill Stein in 2016, but was sporting a Booker 2020 button on her purse on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Booker's former fling, Instagram poet Cleo Wade, pulled the ultimate post-breakup move and sat down for a conversation with fellow 2020 hopeful Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) in January.