Tough-minded pundit Arianna Huffington may have found a politician she approves of.
Word is that the Huffington Post founder has been quietly dating Newark Mayor Cory Booker. Hizzoner's spokeswoman told us, "We don't comment on his personal life." Huffington was an early supporter of Booker in the Rhodes scholar's battle to unseat longtime Newark boss Sharpe James.
Her show gave a little dis to Newark, and I’m a big defender of cities, and so I called her out on it.
It’s not something that bothers me in the slightest.
It hasn’t gone away and I get asked about it from all sides.
(He’s also been dogged by gay rumors in recent years.) After appearing as Sean Penn’s lover in “Milk,” Franco appeared in drag at the Oscars and on a magazine cover; he co-directed a film called “Interior.
Leather Bar,” based on deleted footage from the 1980s gay-S/M thriller “Cruising.” In an interview with a gay publication (pegged to the release of Disney’s update of the “Wizard of Oz” franchise), Franco declared: “One of the things that’s very much part of my public image is the question of my sexuality.