Here’s the backstory: On her Hulu show, “The Mindy Project,” Kaling’s character, also named Mindy, trashes Booker and his district with the punchline “Cory Booker? Kaling, who lives in Los Angeles, replied in the affirmative.The back and forth continued (the PATH train’s official Twitter account even got involved), but no official date was set — at least not in front of the two famous folks’ 10 million combined followers. @Vogue Magazine & I disagree : https://t.co/2w P7Zq JKQd (I still ! WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Actress Mindy Kaling attends 'The Mindy Project' 4th season premiere at Ysabel on September 12, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. But Booker responded saying Kaling is worth sending a Lyft for instead.He attended Stanford University, where he played college football and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Arts in sociology, before earning a Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford.
Sandwiched between a flurry of tweets about “#Trumpcare” on Friday, Sen. J.) found the social media space to ask actress Mindy Kaling out to dinner. ” Booker took umbrage, defending his state from the comedian, and then adding, “I still [heart emoji] U! The world would keep spinning on its axis if the slightly awkward flirtation stopped there. Kaling responded that her character often “shades” stuff that’s actually cool, i.e., Jersey, and that the love was mutual.
During his tenure as mayor, Booker's priorities were reducing crime and encouraging economic development projects.
He gained a national reputation for his personal involvement in public service, particularly through his use of social media tools such as Twitter to connect with constituents.
After Mindy’s character on “The Mindy Project” dissed New Jersey on a recent episode, Booker took to Twitter to defend his state. “Well first of all, don’t read too into it about ’asking out,” Booker told Vanity Fair.
And long story short, he ended up using a variety of extremely flirtatious emojis and asked Kaling for dinner in Newark. “I want to sort of take the romantic aspect out of it and talk more about how she’s amazing. You promise it’s not about you having a major crush on the 37-year-old actress?