We were happy when we heard that Mindy Kaling was having a baby, but there were so many people around her sharing her good news that it was a little hard to sort the hype from the facts. It’s always best to hear these things from the source, right? Well, fans, you’re in luck, because Mindy Kaling has personally confirmed the sex of her baby and it’s going to be a little girl!
And Kaling’s not even mad that all of her friends and coworkers didn’t keep the news to themselves — she gets it. It’s exciting.
Oprah Winfrey first spilled the beans about her pregnancy on the red carpet for A Wrinkle in Time. Kaling spoke to Ellen Degeneres about that moment:
Kaling confirmed her pregnancy in August, and since then, info has been trickling in from non-Kaling sources. In September, her Mindy Project costar, Ed Weeks told HelloGiggles that she gathered the entire cast to tell them about her pregnancy on set. Weeks said, “She kind of took us aside on set, weirdly in the open-office area where we film most of our scenes.”
She said, ‘Guys, I want you to know, I’m pregnant. I haven’t told anybody.’” Weeks also pointed to the sex of the baby, saying it was touching to know that Kaling started the Mindy Project just after losing her mother, and will be ending the show this year by becoming a mother to a daughter herself.
We can’t wait to meet Mindy’s mini-me when she arrives, and hopefully for the next big news drop, Kaling will be the one to break the story.