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Mindy Kaling Scores Date With Senator by Mocking His State

The way to Cory Booker's heart? Make a joke about Newark

(Newser) - Don't look now, but there's a new power couple ready to dominate Hollywood and Washington. NBC New York reports Mindy Kaling made a love connection with New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker on Twitter after making fun of Newark on her show. On The Mindy Project, Kaling's character,... More »

Mindy Kaling Dishes on Her Move to Hulu

Hulu to air 26 episodes of 'Mindy Project' with new characters

(Newser) - If you're already overjoyed by news that The Mindy Project is officially moving to Hulu after it was shown the door at Fox, Mindy Kaling might just send you to Blissville. In an interview with the AP , Kaling says the show will get twice the episodes of an average... More »

Mindy Kaling, BJ Novak's Relationship Gets Them $7.5M

'Crazy price' for a book deal

(Newser) - If you've always wanted to know more of the story behind Mindy Kaling's on-again, off-again romance with BJ Novak—described by a publishing industry source as a "complicated" relationship that took place while they were co-starring on The Office—then you're in luck. And so are... More »

Mindy Kaling's Show Canceled, but She Winks at Fans

Could 'The Mindy Project' be saved?

(Newser) - Fans of The Mindy Project were upset yesterday that Fox is canceling Mindy Kaling's sitcom after three seasons, but could it be saved? Kaling posted a video to Instagram shortly after news broke, Us reports: "Hey guys, I'm in Montana, is anything happening in LA? #themindyproject,"... More »

5 Actors Who Wrote Books That Are Actually Good

And not all of them are memoirs

(Newser) - When you think of books written by celebrities, "fine literature" might not be the first two words that come to mind —but College Candy rounds up 10 books by celebs you might actually want to read:
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey: Funny, inspiring, and has some important things to
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4 Stars Who Were Once Interns

Don't feel so bad if you're spending your summer fetching coffee

(Newser) - Stuck in an internship for the summer? Don't fret; you could end up a global media icon or a huge TV star if you follow the path set by the seven celebrities rounded up by College Candy . Four standouts:
  • Mindy Kaling: Interned for Conan O'Brien at 19, before
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14 Celebs Who Are Ivy Leaguers

Some of them may surprise you

(Newser) - Hey, who said stars can't also be smart? PopSugar rounds up 28 celebrities who attended Ivy League schools. A sampling, all of whom graduated:
  • Lupita Nyong'o: Has her master's in drama from Yale.
  • John Legend: Graduated from UPenn with an English degree.
  • Meryl Streep: Got her MFA
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Mindy Kaling on Elle Uproar: It Was Glam, Pervs

Critics up in arms over B&W photo, lack of skin

(Newser) - Less than three months after it got into hot water for putting Melissa McCarthy in a vast coat , Elle magazine is facing another cover controversy. This time, Mindy Kaling was featured as one of four cover stars for the "Women in TV" issue. But while the other three (white)... More »

7 Female Movie Characters That Don't Really Exist

Mindy Kaling introduces you to 'The Klutz,' 'The Ethereal Weirdo,' and more

(Newser) - Mindy Kaling may be a successful writer for The Office, but what she really wants to do is write a movie. A romantic comedy, in fact, because she loves to watch people falling in love. Sadly, “the genre has been so degraded in the past twenty years that saying... More »

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