Sen. Cory Booker, Rosario Dawson are officially dating

Sen. Cory Booker, Rosario Dawson are officially dating

Rosario Dawson found love on Capitol Hill. But on Thursday, when asked if Booker would make a great president, she answered, "I think so - he's an awesome human being".

The "Luke Cage" actress confirmed that she was dating the 49-year-old popular Democrat after a TMZ reporter pressed her on Thursday.

While he kept secret his boo's name at the time, he did say she would make a good first lady.

Representatives for Booker and Dawson did not immediately respond to EW's requests for comment.

Dawson is no stranger to political activism, having regularly spoken out about issues near and dear to her on Capitol Hill and co-founding Vote Latino.

She was also asked whether she was looking to get engaged to Booker, to which Dawson replied she has "no idea".

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She added, "I am just grateful to be with someone that I respect and love and admire so much, who is so brilliant and kind and caring and loving".

The issue came up after Booker mentioned living in a basement apartment in Washington, which host Charlamagne tha God noted was a sign of a true bachelor and a rarity for an American president. "I'm dating someone [who] is very special".

The New Jersey Democrat announced February 1 his plans to run in the 2020 presidential campaign against President Trump, joining candidates who include Sens.

The New York Post reported in January that the actress and former Newark, New Jersey, mayor had been seeing each other since at least December 2018.

Dawson previously dated director Danny Boyle and comedian Eric Andre, while Booker was linked to US newswoman Gayle King, poet Cleo Wade, and Chanda Gibson, the executive director of the Council of Urban Professionals.

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