I was fortunate enough to bring my mom last year, and this year I get to bring the most genuine woman in the world, that I know, so to have her here is very special." NEWS: 'Luther the Anger Translator' Assists Obama at White House Correspondents' Dinner Check out the video for more from Wilson, who revealed who he was most excited to see at the star-studded event, and his plans for hosting the upcoming Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Sports Awards.
-- Danica Patrick's personal life is no longer a secret -- she's dating a fellow driver.
Patrick revealed to The Associated Press that she and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Speaking to ET's Nischelle Turner at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback coyly deflected questions about his supposed relationship with singer Ciara. "That's why it's my personal life, I don't talk about it too much," Wilson said, smiling. "I just love her to death," Wilson said of his grandma.
NEWS: The Best Zingers From Cecily Strong's White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech "There's been a lot of talk about your personal life. "Obviously to bring her tonight is something really special to me.
" Nischelle asked, looking to get a little more out of the young athlete. NEWS: The Top 7 Sexiest Super Bowl Studs From Each Team As for his date that night, Wilson brought his grandmother Carolyn, who said she was honored to attend with her grandson.
It's clear he's got someone, but he's not ready to confirm much right now.
The couple waited until the end of Charlotte Motor Speedway's weeklong annual media tour to go public with their relationship, which started as a friendship as they raced each other the last two seasons in the Nationwide Series.
Stenhouse became a mentor of sorts to the 30-year-old Patrick, who left Indy Car after the 2011 season to make the full-time switch to NASCAR."We are dating, and I know there's been a bit of a runaround this week at the media days and poor Ricky got grilled (with questions)," she said.
"It was out of respect to NASCAR, to all the manufacturers, the new cars, the teams, the sponsors, just to allow the news of the day to be about racing and not let anything interfere with that.
So, it's Friday now, so that's why we waited until the end of the week to be up front about each other."Stenhouse confirmed the relationship."Yes, we are dating," he said.
"I don't normally say too much about my private life, always been focused on the track.