" Rumors of the relationship circulated during the 2016 campaign, but Brzezinski shot them down ("I really don't want to talk about my personal life," she told ).Now, however, the New York-based co-hosts are even discussing how their pets are co-mingling. But are the co-hosts of MSNBC's politically charged morning show — liberal Mika Brzezinski, 49, and conservative Joe Scarborough, 54 — romantically involved?They appear to take a big step toward coming out as a couple in a new interview.It was also a female-driven production, and primarily a female-driven cast, and I haven’t had that in a long time. That’s what I initially liked about her, and I like that she’s able to hold her own in this very violent underbelly.So I was excited to have that kind of female energy again. As far as any kind of flaw, I sadly find missed opportunities in terms of what they could do with Lena. They were engaged for several months before breaking up in August 2010.
"See photos of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski together: LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 509 -- Pictured: (l-r) Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski during an interview with host Seth Meyers on March 28, 2017 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough attend Silver Hill Hospital 2016 Giving Hope Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 14, 2016 in New York City."We have a crackling on-air chemistry, and a crackling off-air chemistry, too," says Scarborough, who divorced his second wife in 2013 (Brzezinski split from her husband of 23 years in June).When asked to elaborate, Brzezinski pauses and says, "That's good." Scarborough adds, "I think that pretty much says it, doesn't it?(Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Accessories Council)Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski arrive at the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) annual dinner in Washington, DC, on April 25, 2015.AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: (L-R) George Stephanopoulos, Alexandra Wentworth, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski attend the Yahoo News/ABC News White House Correspondents' dinner reception pre-party at the Washington Hilton on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Walker/Getty Images for Yahoo)WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: Television journalists Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski attend the 101st Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 25, 2015 in Washington, DC.