Kaling's alter ego had expressed surprise in a recent episode of "The Mindy Project" that the junior US senator from New Jersey attended her colleague's event, remarking, "Cory Booker?".
"Cory Booker? I can't believe he came".
Mindy Kaling is living out a romantic comedy plot!
It all began with a diss on Hulu's "The Mindy Project" and ended with Mindy Kaling agreeing to go on a date with New Jersey Sen.
Booker, apparently a big fan of The Mindy Project, took mock offense when Kaling's character poked fun at Newark, New Jersey, the city where Booker was mayor for a decade. Cory Booker on Twitter. "Anything to get out of Newark". "& I disagree." This had Kaling tweeting back, attempting to reassure it was a joke and actually a compliment because anything her character thinks is lame is actually cool.
HollywoodLifers, what did you think of Mindy and Cory's flirty tweets?
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It didn't take long for the official Twitter account for the PATH commuter train line between New Jersey and NY to help by offering the trains' schedules.
"Ouch! @MindyKaling, heard Dr. Lahiri dissed Newark last night ..." "Senator, if Mindy Lahiri shades it, it means we know it's cool", Kaling responded.
Booker then made his move: "You are making my day!"
"Thank you! PATH train is awesome when you are Jersey bound".
But Booker wasn't having that and promised he would send a Lyft to give Kaling door-to-door service.