Mindy Kaling is vocal on social media, however with regards to her 1-year-old daughter, the 39-year-old “Wrinkle in Time” actress has been fairly tight-lipped.
Kaling not solely avoids displaying her daughter Katherine’s face on social media, however she’s additionally stored mum about her child’s paternity since she shocked followers by confirming her being pregnant in July 2017.
In an interview with Glamour printed final week, Kaling defined why it’s so essential for her to maintain Katherine’s paternity to herself — even by maintaining that info off her daughter’s delivery certificates.
“I do feel entitled to have privacy about my daughter and my relationships,” Kaling, who’s publicly single, instructed the journal. “It’s really essential to my life that there be something not everybody knows about.”
Talking to The New York Occasions final week, Kaling elaborated on her reasoning for maintaining the daddy of her baby non-public — and it makes an entire lot of sense.
“My feeling is, that until I speak to my daughter [about her paternity], I’m not going to talk to anyone else about it,” mentioned “The Mindy Project” star.
There was loads of hypothesis as to who Katherine’s father could also be. Lots of Kaling’s followers have hoped it’s B.J. Novak, Kaling’s former co-star and co-writer on “The Office,” whom the actress has had a really public friendship with for 16 years.
But though Kaling and Novak did date within the early days of “The Office,” Kaling instructed “CBS Sunday Morning” earlier this month that she and Novak are actually simply buds.
“He’s a wonderful friend. He’s the godfather to my daughter,” she mentioned. “I see him every week. It isn’t the thing that people sometimes think it is. He’s really part of my family now, which is great. Even though that’s less of a sexy characterization of our relationship, I think it’s a deeper and a closer one. We do spend a lot of time together and it’s a great blessing in my life.”
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