How Mindy Kaling's Ex B.J. Novak Helped Push Her Toward Her Current (On-Screen) Boyfriend

Apparently ex-boyfriends make excellent Cupids.

Mindy Kaling revealed at Hulu’s TCA Party on Sunday that her ex, B.J. Novak, had a hand in make her on-screen love connection with Chris Messina happen.

Mindy Kaling's Upset that B.J. Novak Is Starring in a McDonald's Movie

Mindy Kaling may have just signed a lucrative book deal with her former Office costar, ex-boyfriend and now-bestie B.J. Novak, but their close friendship could be in serious trouble.

The Internet Has a Lot of Feelings About Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak's 'Complicated' Relationship

Last year, B.J. Novak told PEOPLE that his relationship with Mindy Kaling – whom he dated on-and-off throughout filming The Office – is “complicated,” adding: “But I wouldn’t trade it for the world.”

Mindy Kaling: 'I Don't Need Marriage'

Mindy Kaling famously said she would have married B.J. Novak if he had proposed when they were dating. But these days, the actress doesn’t feel the same need to tie the knot – with anyone.

“When I was younger, I wanted so badly to be married and have kids in a rush,” the Mindy Project star, 35, tells Good Housekeeping in its February issue, on newsstands Jan. 20.

B.J. Novak: My Relationship with Mindy Kaling Is 'Complicated'

If any pairing has reason to use the “it’s complicated” relationship status on Facebook, it’s B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling.

While speaking with PEOPLE about his new children’s picture book, The Book with No Pictures, the actor, 35, opened up about his friendly – and at times romantic – relationship with his former Office costar.

Katy Perry Casts a Love Spell on Boston Trip

Katy Perry spent her weekend in Boston hanging out just like a local.

On Sunday afternoon, Perry stopped by Dunkin’ Donuts in the suburb of Stoneham, Massachusetts, where she and her entourage feasted on coffee, sandwiches, munchkins, and donuts.

Soccer-Loving Celebs Tweet and Instagram Support for America's World Cup Win

Steve Carell: Keep Me Away from Office Equipment

Steve Carell would have a problem working in a real office: He’s a technophobe.

“I dream about computers that turn into evil robots and eat my face. I’m not kidding,” the star of NBC’s The Office tells Parade magazine. “There’s no deep reason – no ticking toy ever harmed me in my youth. I never got a big electric shock. I just don’t have the aptitude for technology or even the inclination.”