(KBCWtv) – Star of Hulu’s The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling has a tough decision. Should she go out with the New Jersey Senator who just asked her out to dinner? Or just laugh it off?
On a recent episode of The Mindy Project, a joke made by Kaling’s character Mindy Lahiri was directed at U.S. Sen. Cory Booker. After finding out Booker attended an event thrown by Lahiri’s collegue, she replies with “I guess anything to get out of Newark, huh?”READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
Booker, who served as Newark’s Mayor, felt she “dissed” his city and reached out to Kaling via Twitter:
Kaling responded with “Senator, if Mindy Lahiri shades it, it means we know it’s cool. Thanks for the (love). It’s mutual!”
Booker replied with:
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Not even 5 minutes and the Port Authority replies to both of them with:
Booker gave the Port Authority a “thanks, but no thanks” and offered to send a Lyft driver to Kaling:
Things may have moved over to DM because nothing else went past that. According to the Associated Press, a spokesperson for Senator Booker said the date has not yet been scheduled.MORE NEWS: Penn Jillette On Looking Forward To Getting Back On Stage Post-COVID: 'I Love Doing Shows, It's Really Been My Whole Life'
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