This is one happy ending that we would definitely be rooting for! Since meeting and becoming besties on The Office, Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak have — undubitably — had a complicated relationship. And now, fans are hoping they take the next step — with the Book With No Pictures author proposing to his friend!
“All their friends know they’re great as a couple,” an insider tells Life & Style exclusively. “So they’re all pushing B.J. to just propose already. And they’re sure Mindy would say yes!”
The pair’s on-again, off-again relationship could rival their characters’ complicated history. Back in the day when they were both starring on, and writers for, The Office, they were known to date. These days, it isn’t so simple. The two sparked romance rumors when they showed up the an Oscars after-party together earlier this month.
By their own admission, nothing about their relationship is normal. In 2015, Mindy told InStyle, “I will freely admit: My relationship with B.J. Novak is weird as hell. He is not my boyfriend, but he is not my best friend,” she said. “I guess you could describe our relationship as a ‘romantically charged camaraderie with loud arguments,’ but I don’ think Facebook would accept this as a new status.” The year prior, B.J. told People that if he were to describe Mindy in one word it would be “complicated.”
“A really complicated person and a really complicated friendship, but I would trade it for anything in the world,” he gushed.
Earlier this year, when Mindy gave birth to a baby girl named Katherine, fans crossed their fingers, hoping B.J. was the father. Though Mindy has never identified the father of her child, we have a feeling B.J. would have no problem stepping in, should he pop the question! The insider reveals, “Katherine lights up when she sees B.J.”
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