Suprise! Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling is pregnant with her first child, as reported by E! Online. News of baby Kaling is said to be an “unexpected surprise” for the 38-year-old actress, but one she embraces and is excited for.
Back in 2015, The Mindy Project creator and star spoke about her dream of becoming a mom during an interview with Yahoo! Style, telling the outlet she’d be having kids “maybe imminently.”
“I’m going to not actively plan, but if it happens, it would happen. I’m not cavalier about who I would have a kid with. But the thing I ask every parent that I really admire, the one comment they all have is that they wish they had kids earlier.”
The father of Kaling’s baby is still a mystery, but we do know she doesn’t necessarily have romantic committed on the brain. According to her previous Yahoo interview, marriage can wait. “I admire [a good marriage] when I see it. I think it’s a beautiful thing. In my 20s, and especially in my teens, I completely fetishized a wedding. But I think much less about marriage now. It’s less interesting to me.”
And honestly, who could even think about marriage with a schedule like hers? On top of The Mindy Project gearing up for its sixth and final season later this year, she’s also appearing in the incredible star-studded fantasy A Wrinkle In Time. Mindy is also cooking up a new NBC comedy pilot with Charlie Grand, which was announced earlier this year. This all makes for one incredibly busy mama!
Congrats, Mindy, on your new bundle of joy!
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