She's 20 years older than I am, we didn't go to college together!' I realized that Mindy just made it up and it actually affected my work life! Last summer, Mindy Kaling revealed some details about her book with B. Novak, saying it was not a "tell-all" about their relationship, and instead will be "super cool and funny and even better." The two actors share a complicated, at times romantic relationship and have been rumored as a couple over the years.
Novak, who is Mindy Kaling's off-screen BFF, great love, and work buddy.
We met up with the Harvard-educated grad and best-selling author (, which was only two weeks!
I love being back and would do anything for the show.
When I heard the premise of the episode [which airs next week], I laughed out loud because it's just so funny, especially coming from my favorite comic character on the show, Morgan. Although it would have been Mindy, of course, since we're so used to pissing each other off that there's no risk of that.
Speaking with The Guardian, Novak said his co-star Kaling would frequently tell "purposeless" lies that would influence him into believing the wrong things and even affect his professional life. She would make up these -- just out of nowhere -- purposeless lies that I believed," the actor said of "And so I just thought that," Novak said.
Novak and Mindy Kaling are almost inseparable partners in the entertainment industry, but as they gear up to release their first joint book, Novak outlined a time where their relationship was more manipulative.
"And there was this director, this older woman who directed a couple of episodes, and Mindy told me I couldn't tell anyone, but Greg Daniels, the show runner, used to date this woman in college," the actor and executive producer continued.
"And then Greg asked me what I thought of her cut and I lied to Greg and said I thought it was great, because I was nervous to insult his ex-girlfriend, so he didn't make the edits that I wanted." "And later I asked him about it and he was like, 'What are you talking about?
Any Morgan misunderstanding is always my kind of comedy. I was an executive producer with her on the pilot, and I worked very closely with her on that.