Mindy Kaling teared up on Today as anchor Hoda Kotb read a tweet Kaling’s good friend and former The Office co-star B.J. Novak wrote celebrating the opening of A Wrinkle in Time.
Here’s his tweet.
When I met @mindykaling she lived in a small apartment on Fairfax Ave. This is what’s in front of that building today. Congrats Mindy and a future congrats to all those who see you in it and are inspired to do great things. @WrinkleInTime pic.twitter.com/tGpwA9mBsQ
— B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) March 9, 2018
She reacted: ”That actually makes me want to tear up. … When I was coming up, there was no one on TV or film that looked like me and that was such a nice thing that he remembered that.”
Tears began streaming down Kaling’s face as she said, “I’m legit crying. Hoda, this happened so quickly. … I was so moved by that. … If you dream big you can get whatever you want.”
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