But, the mayor tells the Washington Post that he doesn't mind the gay rumors that have bubbled up from time to time during his political career: “...
People who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful.
Not only did she say, hey, this is her character, not [her personal insult], but then she agreed to come over to Newark, New Jersey. So, to have her come to my city to see it and to bring her spotlight there is a wonderful thing.”But he wasn’t out of compliments yet.
“I just think she’s a really wonderful person, that’s it.
Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia.
I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, ‘So what does it matter if I am?Rumors continue to swirl that Gayle King and Newark Mayor Cory Booker are dating.This week, they were spotted out together, at the New York premiere of “The Hunger Games,” as they hit the red carpet together.Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, NJ, is speaking out about gay rumors in a new Washington Post profile.Booker, who recently won the Democratic primary for a special upcoming Senate election, is 44 and unmarried and does not speak publicly about his personal life.The Yale law graduate is a partner at LA’s venerable Gang Tyre Ramer & Brown talent firm, which reps such titans as Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood.Levin personally represents Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and “Twilight” star Ashley Greene, among others.“People take on entertainment lawyers very early in their careers now, so it’s super-competitive,” she says.“You’ve got to always be on the lookout for great talent.” In an August interview with the Washington Post, Booker, 44, talked about his “great dismay” that he has not “settled down with a life partner.” Booker said, “People who think I’m gay, some part of me thinks it’s wonderful.I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, ‘So what does it matter if I am? I hope you are not voting for me because you are making the presumption that I’m straight.’ ” This isn't the first time "gay" and Booker's name have appeared in the same sentence.His spokesperson has declined to comment on Booker's sexuality in the past.