Rosario Dawson Says She will be Dating Cory Booker, Confirming Rumors

If the Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker runs a successful campaign through 2020, he could enter the White House as one of only a few presidents who were not married when they took office.

as well as so, in addition to the more typical questions about his candidacy — What are his odds in one of the most crowded as well as diverse Democratic primaries in American history? Could his candidacy be hurt by past connections to Wall Street as well as Silicon Valley? — people have also been wondering:

will be he dating anyone?

Mr. Booker, 49, who has talked about how his mother was pestering him to get married, has tended to be tight-lipped. yet last month, he opened up a little bit more.

“I’m dating somebody definitely special,” he said during a radio appearance. “I got a boo.”

On Thursday, Rosario Dawson, the actress as well as political activist who supported Bernie Sanders during the 2016 presidential campaign, confirmed widespread speculation of which the idea was she who was dating Mr. Booker, according to a video posted by TMZ.

“I am just grateful to be with someone of which I respect as well as love as well as admire so much,” Ms. Dawson, 39, said from the video, batting away a question about the possibility of a future engagement.

Asked by TMZ on Thursday whether Mr. Booker might make a not bad president, Ms. Dawson said, “I think so, yeah. He’s an amazing human being.”