Quote: "I have so many friends who do it, I have friends who have gotten married from online dating... I just feel really vulnerable because going into online dating, they already know so much about me than I do about them." Actress Mindy Kaling is apprehensive about trying online dating.
Fact: Actress Mindy Kaling has created her own burger for U.S. restaurant chain Umami Burger. The former The Office star's dish is a beef patty topped with pickled jalapenos, fried onion strings, cheddar cheese and sriracha aioli, and fans will be able to chow down on the burger throughout September (15). A dollar from each purchase will be donated to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The collaboration is part of Umami’s Artist Series, which recruits celebrities to become burger creators for charity.
Fact: Actress/writer Mindy Kaling is honouring her late mum by auctioning off costumes from her hit TV series THE MINDY PROJECT. The outfits worn by Kaling in the show will benefit the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, which supports families and people living with the illness. Kaling's mum passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2012.
Quote: "I don't need marriage. I don't need anyone to take care of all my needs and desires. I can take care of them myself now." Actress Mindy Kaling has no desire to walk down the aisle.
Quote: "I feel the same way about clothes as I do about food, I want everything. There's a whole list of things I would probably change about myself. For example, I'm always trying to lose 15 pounds. But I never need to be skinny. I don't want to be skinny. I'm constantly in a state of self-improvement, but I don't beat myself up over it." Actress Mindy Kaling embraces her fuller-figure.
Quote: "She is a fan of my book which is a really nice thing. She wrote me a nice note about it. We want to work together; we're just trying to think of a good project." Actress Mindy Kaling wants her new pal Reese Witherspoon to make a cameo appearance on her show The Mindy Project.
Quote: "I'm not pregnant, but my hairstylist suggested I take prenatal vitamins. They really scare the boys, but it's worth it. I have fine hair but it's incredibly thick now." The Office star Mindy Kaling on her quirky beauty tip.
Quote: "I gave up on my braces. It was a commitment... They told me I had to wear them for 48 weeks, 22 hours a day. If you want to eat anything you have to pop them out, brush your teeth immediately after, and put them back in. I sounded like I was nine years old with a lisp." Comedic actress Mindy Kaling has given up her dream of having a perfect Hollywood smile.
Quote: "I want to do a show about a woman and her friends. I loved Sex & The City... but I've never seen a show about me and my girlfriends... I'd also like to host a late-night talk show. I find it interesting talking to incredibly boring celebrity people." Actress/writer Mindy Kaling considers her options should she quit The Office.
Quote: "I have a thick skin, which comes from being a not-really-skinny, dark-skinned Indian woman. I haven't fit in every place, and so I'm kind of used to resistance." The Office star Mindy Kaling doesn't let Hollywood stereotypes ruin her self-esteem.
Quote: "I'm afraid of the ocean. It's terrible because I like the beach lifestyle... But if I can't see my feet I lose it completely. I have a really vivid imagination and I always think of sharks and corpses underneath me so I can't go out in the water further than four feet... It's disgusting to me." Actress Mindy Kaling, star of U.S. TV's The Office, is terrified of the sea.
Quote: "It's weird when you get something like braces because it's technically cosmetic enhancement and I feel like it's awesome. It's a really slippery slope because now I'm like, 'What else should I get done?' I'm like, 'Should I get my boobs done?'" Actress Mindy Kaling, star of the U.S. version of The Office, is open to the idea of plastic surgery after having her teeth straightened.