"No one ever knew if we were together or not, including us. We were inseparable and not talking to each other, often on the same day. and Elliott a little bit."He added, "But it was hard to define, and I think very funny to people witnessing it, and that's what actually gave them the idea to write Ryan and Kelly that way."Host Andy Cohen then proceeded to pipe in and remark, "Everyone wants you to be together, and everyone wants you to get married, basically.""Yes, but nobody wants us to get divorced," Novak noted.
"We went to dinner before we saw , so I love that that very boring anecdote errand-slash-meal was considered sexy."Meanwhile, Kaling had told Stern last month that her relationship and subsequent not-by-choice breakup with Novak was "years ago," but it was pretty painful at the time."That was the hottest I've ever looked because I stopped eating," she cracked. "No one ever knew if we were together or not, including us. We were inseparable and not talking to each other, often on the same day. In a gushing profile of Novak's many assorted projects published Sunday in The Guardian, we learned how Kaling managed to trick Novak again and again over the course of their work together on the show. She would make up these -- just out of nowhere -- purposeless lies that I believed," Novak told The Guardian.