By means of Gwen Aviles
You’ll take the congresswoman out of the Bronx, however you’ll’t take the Bronx out of the congresswoman.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez introduced that she will likely be becoming a member of communicate display personalities Desus Great and The Child Mero at the first installment of the brand new Showtime late-night communicate display “Desus and Mero.”
“Lately, I’m proud to announce that I’ll be forming an exploratory committee to be the primary visitor of “Desus and Moro,” Ocasio-Cortez stated within the episode’s promotional video.
The weekly, late-night comedy collection, premiering Feb. 21, will characteristic the comedians Desus Great (Daniel Baker) and The Child Mero (Joel Martinez). The 2 males, who like Ocasio-Cortez hail from the Bronx, have labored in combination sooner than at the “Bodega Boys” podcast, initiatives on Complicated and MTV, and every other late-night display on Viceland.
In its first episode, the pair will seek advice from Ocasio-Cortez at her congressional workplace and interview her about essentially the most urgent governmental problems.
“She’s gonna be there, you higher be there,” Desus stated within the teaser video. “We’re her secret carrier.”
Except for Ocasio-Cortez, different visitors at the display will come with John Legend, Vince Staples, Ben Stiller, Issa Rae, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Pusha T.
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