Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and entertainer Ciara Harris were at the White House for a state dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
He didn’t bring grandma this time.
Looking dapper as ever, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made an appearance at the White House Tuesday night for a state dinner to honor Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. (Related: Abe to make historic address to Congress, talk trade)
Pop star Ciara Princess Harris accompanied Wilson in a sleek champagne gown. We aren’t sure if there was dancing involved, but Ciara’s dance moves are much different than Wilson’s grandma’s.
It’s one of the first public appearances for Wilson and Ciara, rumored to be a couple. The two were reportedly seen at a recent Mariners game keeping a low profile.
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Wilson seemed to enjoy the state dinner, which featured cuisine from guest chef Masaharu Morimoto of TV’s “Iron Chef.”
“It was amazing,” Wilson told the Associated Press as the event wound down. Then again, if you follow his Facebook page, Wilson seems to say a lot of things are amazing.
The Associated Press, meanwhile, didn’t seem too impressed with Wilson, reporting the dinner “had a decidedly low celebrity quotient.”
Not to Seattleites. Or the tabloids.
Us Weekly gushed: “Ciara and Russell Wilson Look Like the Perfect Couple at White House State Dinner — See Their Gorgeous Photo!”