Rep. Jamaal Bowman (DN.Y.) was accused by Twitter customers on Friday of “shooting his shot” with actress Nia Long, whose longtime companion — Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka — is at present embroiled in a dishonest scandal.
“Sending nothing but love to Nia Long,” Bowman wrote on Twitter. “We’re not letting a man, who didn’t recognize the luxury her presence was, dim all her beauty and glory. Matter of fact, we need a Nia Long national holiday!”
Twitter customers rapidly responded with a slew of posts, suggesting that the congressman was romantically focused on Long.
“(D)ude you’re in congress, stop simping on the (timeline),” one person wrote.
“You couldn’t just slide into her DMs,” one other requested.
One person photoshopped an image of Long subsequent to Bowman on the ground of the House, with the caption “Today on C-Span: Representative Bowman announces the Nia Long Day Bill.”
Bowman, who’s married, shut down hypothesis with a second tweet an hour later.
“Hahaha, ya’ll hilarious,” he mentioned. “Y’all do know it is okay for a person to point out a girl love and assist with out capturing his shot? That’s really a factor.”
Long has acquired an outpouring of assist on social media amid her companion’s alleged dishonest scandal. The NBA suspended Udoka for all the upcoming season after he allegedly had a relationship with a feminine member of the Celtics employees.