Former TV information anchorman Bill Boggs is single and able to mingle — and smoke weed — with Martha Stewart.
The 82-year-old Emmy winner has recognized Stewart, 81, since her first ebook “Pies & Tarts” was launched in 1992 — and has had a crush on her from the second they met.
“I assumed, ‘She’s lovely. She’s actually humorous. She’s proficient. She’s primarily my age,’” Boggs informed The Post forward of the launch of his second novel “Spike Unleashed” final week.
And now, since they’re each single and have comparable pursuits, he’d like to date her.
“She smokes pot. I smoke pot,” he mentioned. “We could possibly be on the market in her home in Connecticut smoking pot.”
The longtime Upper West Sider recalled first making a transfer on Stewart in 1997 when he interviewed her for his Food Network present “Bill Boggs’ Corner Table” at Jean-Georges restaurant.
“I mentioned, ‘By the way in which, I do know you’ve been married earlier than. Would you contemplate getting married once more?’” he defined of the flirty change, which may be discovered on YouTube.
Stewart replied that it must be a “actually particular particular person.”
“And so I mentioned, ‘Would it must be a mogul such as you?’” Boggs remembered.
“And she mentioned, ‘No, it could possibly be someone so simple as the gardener.’ And I mentioned, ‘Oh, might or not it’s like a man with a very good present on cable tv?’ And she provides me this side-eye look and says, ‘Bill, are you proposing to me at lunch?’ I mentioned, ‘Well I don’t do gardening.’”
Boggs, who has been married 4 occasions, till now has by no means actually pursued Stewart, who’s price $400 million.
“I believe I used to be in all probability a tiny bit intimidated by her large success,” he admitted. “Every time I noticed her, I might really feel it, this little tingle that you simply get typically for those who’re a man. But I by no means acted on it.”
Stewart made headlines in 2020 for her pool selfie, which Boggs referred to as “a little bit of a turn-on to a sure age of fellow.”
Stewart’s rep informed The Post, “We will let you already know if there’s a remark right here.”