Mom-to-Be Mindy Has ‘Control’ over Her Professional Life — though Admits Her Love Life ‘Is a Little More Mysterious’


For Mindy Kaling, there are some areas of her life she feels she has some-more control over than others.

In September’s book of American Way for American Airlines, the Mindy Project creator, writer, executive writer and star — who is expecting her initial child — frankly opens adult about a movement of topics, including her personal life and a soon-to-end Hulu series.

“My veteran life is a usually thing that we feel we have a lot of control over — regretful things is a small bit some-more mysterious,” says Kaling, 38. “I consider a lot of women respond to that.”

“On TV, we don’t see a annoy that a lot of husbands feel when their wives have unequivocally perfectionist full-time jobs,” she says. “But in roughly each one of my married friends’ relationships, this is a biggest singular means of stress.”

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The Mindy Project initial debuted in 2012, though after 3 seasons on a air, Fox canceled it in 2015.

“I was super disappointed,” she admits. But, “less than a week later, they announced that we were going to be on Hulu.”

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Now, a time is sketch nearby for a singer to contend goodbye to Mindy Lahiri and a array when it wraps with a 10-episode, sixth and final deteriorate this fall.

“I consider people forget when we emanate a show, you’re formulating opposite characters that have opposite aspects of your personality,” says Kaling. “I play one of them, so obviously, everybody thinks we brand many with her.”

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But as one deteriorate of her life will shortly come to a close, a unequivocally sparkling one is about to start — and she’s looking brazen to it. Last month, PEOPLE reliable that a Wrinkle in Time singer is expecting her initial child. It came as “an astonishing surprise,” an insider told E! News, who was a initial to news a news.

Although a singer has given non-stop adult to her friends about her tour to motherhood, she is staying silent on a temperament of her baby’s father.

“She is not revelation anyone, not even tighten friends, who a father is,” a source previously told PEOPLE, adding that a singer is not dating anyone during a moment.

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“It’s so different to me,” Kaling pronounced about motherhood in a sneak look of an interview with Willie Geist for Sunday Today, that will atmosphere Sept. 10.

“I have a lot of control over a lot of aspects of my life, and this is one where I’m like, ‘Okay, it’s out of my hands,’ ” she said, adding that it was “kind of a fun feeling.”

Shortly before her strike array debuted, Kaling’s mom upheld divided from pancreatic cancer. As motherhood quick approaches, she hopes to consolidate a same understanding suggestion her mom had.

“My mom was impossibly extreme and so clinging to us, only desired us and unequivocally wanted us to be happy no matter what we did,” she told Geist. “My career choice was not something that she was informed with and she was only so understanding of that. And if we could give that to my child, only that open-mindedness, I’d be so happy.”

Season 6 of The Mindy Project premieres Tuesday, Sept. 12 on Hulu.