Mindy Kaling Says B.J. Novak Will Costume Up As Santa For Her Youngsters As New Custom

Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak are making new particular recollections collectively. 

“The Mindy Undertaking” creator revealed throughout a digital interview with dressmaker Tory Burch on Friday that she plans to have her co-star of “The Workplace” come to her residence dressed as Santa Claus on Christmas Day to shock her 3-year-old daughter, Katherine.

“My daughter and I are going to make cookies and apple cider and we’re going to be within the kitchen,” Kaling stated. “Her godfather is B.J. Novak, and he’s going to point out up … and go to our lounge the place the tree is, in a Santa costume.”

Kaling defined that this will likely be Novak’s first time dressing up as Santa for his goddaughter. The actor stated she had beforehand taken Katherine to see Santa at their native mall in Los Angeles, however was unable to take action this 12 months because of the coronavirus pandemic. She can be a mom to her 3-month-old son, Spencer. 

In an effort to efficiently pull off the Novak-as-Santa ruse, Kaling advised Burch that Novak will ring bells from her lounge whereas she and her daughter are baking of their kitchen. 

“I’m going to go, ‘Equipment what do you assume that’s?’” Kaling stated. “And B.J., as dressed as Santa, goes to be asleep on the couch with a bag as a result of he wanted to take a relaxation.” (See the total interview under.)

Kaling and Novak’s longstanding friendship has been the topic of hypothesis for a while.

The 2 dated whereas working collectively within the early days of NBC’s “The Workplace.” 

Kaling has usually spoken publicly about their relationship, telling Good Housekeeping in 2019 that since their breakup, Novak had change into “extra like household now than a platonic pal.”

She additionally described Novak as “an actual staple in my family.”

However as for the early days of her relationship with Novak, Kaling advised Howard Stern in 2014 that she would have married her “Workplace” co-star had he proposed to her after they had been courting. 

“I used to be 24 … however for the report, if anybody requested me to marry me I’d have stated ‘sure,’” she stated with amusing.

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