Al Sharpton has a new, decades-younger, attractive main squeeze.
The civil rights activist and MSNBC star, 58, is dating 35-year-old Aisha McShaw, a Westchester “personal stylist” who has been seen on Sharpton’s arm at several recent black-tie affairs, including the White House Correspondents Dinner in April and President Obama’s holiday party in December.
When she arrived in a form-fitting black and white dress with a sharp-suited Sharpton at the New York County Democratic Committee Award Ceremony on Monday night, the Daily News asked her to define her relationship with the civil rights powerhouse.
“I’m his girlfriend,” McShaw said before Sharpton intervened to shepherd her away from a reporter.
She told The News that she works as a “personal stylist,” but Sharpton quickly shuffled her off without letting her elaborate on her profession.
He refused to answer a question about how long the two had been an item.
Sharpton’s relationship with McShaw appears to be the most serious one he’s had since separating from his wife Kathy in 2004 after 24 years of marriage.
At the time, Sharpton’s publicist said the two — who met when Kathy was working as a backup singer for James Brown — had simply grown apart. Continue reading via NY Daily News...